ᴱ√NṆGṆ root. “have a cold”
A root in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s glossed “have a cold”, with derivatives like ᴱQ. nang- “have a cold” and ᴱQ. nungo “cold in the head” (QL/66). A similar form ᴱQ. nungwe “cold in the nose” appeared in Qenya Word-lists from the 1920s (PE16/145), and this root may have influenced later ᴹ√NEÑ that was the basis for “nose” words in The Etymologies of the 1930s (EtyAC/NEÑ-WI).
Reference ✧ QL/66 ✧ “have a cold”