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Select Elvish Words 3.71: Wolf

3.71 Wolf ᴹQ. húna- n. “to howl” The deleted verb ᴹQ. hūna- “howl” appeared in The Etymologies of the 1930s under the deleted root ᴹ√ÑO, replacing ñōna- “groan” (EtyAC/ÑŌ²). Neo-Quenya: Since the root ᴹ√ÑO seems to have become √ÑGAW “howl”, I would revise this verb to ᴺQ. nauna- for purposes

Select Elvish Words 3.64: Bird

3.64 Bird Q. aiwë n. “(small) bird” A noun meaning “(small) bird” (SA/lin¹, Ety/AIWĒ), appearing in Radagast’s Quenya name Aiwendil “Lover of Birds” (UT/401). It was derived from primitive ᴹ✶aiwē like its Sindarin cognate aew (Ety/AIWĒ). Conceptual Development: In the Gnomish Lexicon from the 1910s, ᴱQ. aiwe appeared as the