ᴱ√GWALA¹ root. “*brown”
A root in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s whose derivatives have to do with “brown” things, such as ᴱQ. wal(i)na “brown” and ᴱQ. Walien “brown” (QL/103). There are no signs of this root in Tolkien’s later writing.
Reference ✧ QL/103