G. blectha n. “a flame” (Category: Flame)
A noun in the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s glossed “a flame” derived from the early root ᴱ√(M)BELEKE (GL/22). Tolkien marked this word as “Q”, but the editors pointed out this is almost certainly a slip for “G”.
Reference ✧ GL/22 ✧ “a flame”
|ᴱ√melek/mbelek/belek > blectha||[βelektā] > [belektā] ? [blektā] > [blekta] > [blekθa] > [blekθa]||✧ GL/22|