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ᴱ√ḶTḶ root. “thrust in”

⚠️ᴱ√ḶTḶ root. “thrust in”
NID “will; force, press(ure), thrust; [ᴹ√] lean against”
ᴺ√TER “pierce”

A root in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s given as ᴱ√ᴵLTᴵL and glossed “thrust in”, with derivatives ᴱQ. ilt “a dig or stab” and ᴱQ. iltin “I thrust home” (QL/42). It also had a derivative in the contemporaneous Gnomish Lexicon: G. ilta- “to stick in, prod, prick” (GL/51). There are no signs of this root in Tolkien’s later writing.

Reference ✧ QL/42 ✧ ᴵLTᴵL “thrust in”