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Q. amaltil n. “*mother finger” (Category: Finger)

⚠️Q. amaltil, n. “*mother finger” (Category: Finger)
Q. lepetas “index finger”

A nursery name for the index finger in rough drafts of Eldarin Hands, Fingers and Numerals from 1968, a combination of Q. amil “mother” and Q. til “tip”, and appearing beside alternate form amilye (VT47/26-27 note #35). In later versions of these notes, the nursery name was emme or emya (VT47/10, VT48/6).

Reference ✧ VT47/27


amil(lë) “mother”
tillë “tip, point; [within compounds] finger, toe”