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Q. leuca n. “snake” (Category: Snake)

Q. leuca, n. “snake” (Category: Snake)

The best known Quenya word for “snake”, appearing in Appendix E of The Lord of the Rings (LotR/1115). In 1964 notes on Dalath Dirnen (DD), Tolkien said it was derived from the root √LEWEK “worm” (PE17/160).

References ✧ LotR/1115; PE17/121, 160

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LEWEK > leuka [leuka] ✧ PE17/160

ᴱQ. lin² (ling-) n. “snake” (Category: Snake)

A word for “snake” in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s, with a stem form of {linge- >>} ling- (QL/54).

References ✧ QL/43, 54

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ling- stem ✧ QL/54
linge- stem ✧ QL/54

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