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This page will contain list of words for various senses and physical feelings (not related to emotions and mental constructions). For sensory organs see category Anatomy.

English Nûrlâm Part of speech Etymology Comments
(point of) view kin n NL < DS (to see) < Quenya “cen” < Etym. “KHEN”
abhor dolb- v NL < Noldorin “delb” (horrible, abominable, loathsome), “delw” (hateful, deadly, fell) < Etym. “DYEL” (feel fear and disgust, abhor) as in early “Dor Deadhelos” (Land of the Shadow of Abomination) strong disgust
ache nûl n LOS < Quenya “nwalya-” (to pain, torment)
alertness Dirnurm n NL, see “dirn” (n, v)
amusement zrî n LOS < SV especially about sadistic pleasure
annoy fizg- v NL < Gnomish “fesca”
appear thak- v NL < Sindarin “thia-” < Etym. “THÊ” “look like”, not “look at”;
meaning depends on aspect: perfective = “appear” or “turn out”, partial = “seem”
arid thizg adj NL < LOS “thag” < MERP < Albanian “thaj” (to dry);
see also “thig-”
compare with Gnomish “thisc” (dry), Qenya “sisi” (scorch);
compare with Hurrian “šiba” (exhausted)
arouse yor- v NL < Noldorin “îr” (sexual desire) < Etym. “YER” (feel sexual desire) + Old Noldorin “or”, Noldorin “eria” (to rise) < Etym. “ORO” (up, rise, high);
compare with EH “ghêr” with similar etymology;
resemblance to Slavic root “yar” (bright, fiery, hot, fury, frenzy, passionate, very) is accidental; compare with “hûr”
mostly about sexual desire
aspect kin n NL < DS (to see) < Quenya “cen” < Etym. “KHEN”
attention hûz n HG < SV
attentive gîrd adj NL < Gnomish “hirthol”, “hîriol” (careful), “hirtha-” (to care for, mind, tend; to care, reck, mind)
be blue dimb- v NL < Ilkorin “dimb” (sad), “dim” (gloom) < Etym. “DEM”
be on guard dirn- v MERP “dagor-dirn” (battle guard);
compare with Sindarin “tir” (to look towards, watch over, guard, look out for, watch for, await, expect), Gnomish “tair” (look-out, watch, guard, gaze, regard) < Etym. “TIR”;
compare with Quenya “Palantír”, Sindarin “Minas Tirith”;
see also “tirn-”
be sad dimb- v NL < Ilkorin “dimb” (sad), “dim” (gloom) < Etym. “DEM”
beak pund n NL, merging Hurrian “punhi” with Qenya “penta” with Noldorin “bunn” < Etym. “(M)BUD”
behold kin- v DS < Quenya “cen” < Etym. “KHEN” more passive than “hon-”
bill (of bird) pund n NL, merging Hurrian “punhi” with Qenya “penta” with Noldorin “bunn” < Etym. “(M)BUD”
bitter (taste) sâr adj LOS, HG < Quenya “sára”, Noldorin “saer” < Etym. “SAG”
blind bûrk adj NL, see “bûrz”, Hurrian “wurikk-”, “wur-”
blunt drag adj NL < LOS “darg” < SV “darga” (club), changed to avoid ambiguity with verb “to send”; compare with NL “drang” (hammer) about weapon, tools
careful gîrd adj NL < Gnomish “hirthol”, “hîriol” (careful), “hirtha-” (to care for, mind, tend; to care, reck, mind)
cautious gîrd adj NL < Gnomish “hirthol”, “hîriol” (careful), “hirtha-” (to care for, mind, tend; to care, reck, mind)
chill graz adj LOS < SV
chills zudgûl n NL, lit. “hair-wraiths”, calque from LOS, HG “flokolgûl-” (to give the creeps to) < HG (lit. “hair-walk-ghoul”)
coarse pîg adj NL < HG “papîg” < MERP (raw) literally, in a tactile sense
cold graz adj LOS < SV
come across hog- v HG < SV “hogg”;
compare also with Qenya “hos(se)”, Noldorin “hoth” (host, crowd) < Etym. “KHOTH” (to gather)
come together hog- v HG < SV “hogg”;
compare also with Qenya “hos(se)”, Noldorin “hoth” (host, crowd) < Etym. “KHOTH” (to gather)
cool (weather) graz adj LOS < SV
creep hligh- v NL < middle-Quenya “hlik”; compare with Neo-Sindarin “lhig”
creeps zudgûl n NL, lit. “hair-wraiths”, calque from LOS, HG “flokolgûl-” (to give the creeps to) < HG (lit. “hair-walk-ghoul”)
damage rul- v LOS (damage, harm)
delicious thaikûrz adj NL < merging Primitive Elvish “TYAVA” (to savour, taste) with Gnomish “côf” written reversed
delight zrî n LOS < SV especially about sadistic pleasure
desire ghîr- v NL < LP “ghêr” < Noldorin “îr”, Quenya “írë”, “yére” together with verb in infinitive, noun in dative or genitive case
detect kund- v NL, merging DS “kin-” (to see) with Quenya, Sindarin “hend” (eye) < Etym. “KHEN-D-E” and Qenya “tunta” (to see, notice, perceive) clarify meaning “to pay attention” with suffix of “partial” aspect “-âzh”
discover badz- v LOS < HG; probably from Early Quenya “patsima” (wide open, adj.)
discover gimb- v TK, CBS, LOTR, RI;
? Quenya “hir-”;
? Quenya “tuv-”;
? Hurrian “ki(b)-” (take, gather)
disease gôm n NL < LOS “gâm” < MB; changed to avoid cognates;
compare with Noldorin “gem” (sickly), early Noldorin and Ilkorin “côm” (sickness), Qenya “qamba”, “qáme” (sick) < Etym. “GENG-W”
display traum- v LOS < SV
do (smth.) secretly hligh- v NL < middle-Quenya “hlik”; compare with Neo-Sindarin “lhig”
dread ufur n NL < LOS “ufum”, “ufur-” (fear), also “uf-” (to frighten) < TK PN “Ufthak”;
only noun in NL, see “furg-” for verb
fear of smth., not frighten smb. else
dry thizg adj NL < LOS “thag” < MERP < Albanian “thaj” (to dry);
see also “thig-”
compare with Gnomish “thisc” (dry), Qenya “sisi” (scorch);
compare with Hurrian “šiba” (exhausted)
dull drag adj NL < LOS “darg” < SV “darga” (club), changed to avoid ambiguity with verb “to send”; compare with NL “drang” (hammer) about weapon, tools
ear khlau n NL, merging LOS “khlât” < Quenya “hlar” (hear) with Sindarin “law” (a pair of ears) < Etym. “LAS”[2]; changed to escape ambiguity with verb
enjoyment zrî n LOS < SV especially about sadistic pleasure
entertainment zrî n LOS < SV especially about sadistic pleasure
exalt yor- v NL < Noldorin “îr” (sexual desire) < Etym. “YER” (feel sexual desire) + Old Noldorin “or”, Noldorin “eria” (to rise) < Etym. “ORO” (up, rise, high);
compare with EH “ghêr” with similar etymology;
resemblance to Slavic root “yar” (bright, fiery, hot, fury, frenzy, passionate, very) is accidental; compare with “hûr”
mostly about sexual desire
examine hond- v NL, see “hon-”, “hont”
excite yor- v NL < Noldorin “îr” (sexual desire) < Etym. “YER” (feel sexual desire) + Old Noldorin “or”, Noldorin “eria” (to rise) < Etym. “ORO” (up, rise, high);
compare with EH “ghêr” with similar etymology;
resemblance to Slavic root “yar” (bright, fiery, hot, fury, frenzy, passionate, very) is accidental; compare with “hûr”
mostly about sexual desire
exhibit traum- v LOS < SV
eye hond- v NL, see “hon-”, “hont”
eye hont n LOS < Quenya, Sindarin “hend” < Etym. “KHEN-D-E”
fashion zna n LOS, SV < MB;
probably from Slavic “znak”, compare with English “sign”
fear furg- v NL, merging Quenya “þorya” (to dread, feel fear) < root “THOS”, with Qenya “varka” (to bode, dread, fear) < Primitive Elvish root “VṚKṚ” and with LOS “ufur-”, also “uf-” (to frighten) < TK PN “Ufthak”;
see also “uf-”, “ufur”
passive, fear of smth., not frighten smb. else
fear ufur n NL < LOS “ufum”, “ufur-” (fear), also “uf-” (to frighten) < TK PN “Ufthak”;
only noun in NL, see “furg-” for verb
fear of smth., not frighten smb. else
feel gusn- v SV
feel disgust dolb- v NL < Noldorin “delb” (horrible, abominable, loathsome), “delw” (hateful, deadly, fell) < Etym. “DYEL” (feel fear and disgust, abhor) as in early “Dor Deadhelos” (Land of the Shadow of Abomination) strong disgust
feel sadness dimb- v NL < Ilkorin “dimb” (sad), “dim” (gloom) < Etym. “DEM”
filthy pushdug presp TK, DBS, LOTR, OC, VT 26, PE 17
find gimb- v TK, CBS, LOTR, RI;
? Quenya “hir-”;
? Quenya “tuv-”;
? Hurrian “ki(b)-” (take, gather)
flavour thaik- v NL < merging Primitive Elvish “TYAVA” (to savour, taste) with Gnomish “côf” written reversed originally sound-imitating word;
to sense the taste and odour, not to be tasty
form zna n LOS, SV < MB;
probably from Slavic “znak”, compare with English “sign”
fun glaz adj NL < Noldorin “glas”, early “gell” (joy), “gair” (merry), Sindarin “gelir” (merry) < Etym. “GALÁS” (joy, be glad)
fun zrî n LOS < SV especially about sadistic pleasure
funny glaz adj NL < Noldorin “glas”, early “gell” (joy), “gair” (merry), Sindarin “gelir” (merry) < Etym. “GALÁS” (joy, be glad)
gather hog- v HG < SV “hogg”;
compare also with Qenya “hos(se)”, Noldorin “hoth” (host, crowd) < Etym. “KHOTH” (to gather)
gawp tirn- v NL < Qenya “tirne” (a stare); compare with Quenya “palantír” (lit. “far-gazer”) < Etym. “TIR” (to watch, guard)
gay glaz adj NL < Noldorin “glas”, early “gell” (joy), “gair” (merry), Sindarin “gelir” (merry) < Etym. “GALÁS” (joy, be glad)
gaze gon- v all major dialects < MERP; compare with Etym. “KHEN-D-E” (eye)
gaze tirn- v NL < Qenya “tirne” (a stare); compare with Quenya “palantír” (lit. “far-gazer”) < Etym. “TIR” (to watch, guard)
get together hog- v HG < SV “hogg”;
compare also with Qenya “hos(se)”, Noldorin “hoth” (host, crowd) < Etym. “KHOTH” (to gather)
glad glaz adj NL < Noldorin “glas”, early “gell” (joy), “gair” (merry), Sindarin “gelir” (merry) < Etym. “GALÁS” (joy, be glad)
glare gon- v all major dialects < MERP; compare with Etym. “KHEN-D-E” (eye)
glide tât- v NL < Noldorin “talt”, Quenya “talta-” (verb) < Etym. “TALAT”
go by stealth hligh- v NL < middle-Quenya “hlik”; compare with Neo-Sindarin “lhig”
go unnoticed hligh- v NL < middle-Quenya “hlik”; compare with Neo-Sindarin “lhig”
goosebumps zudgûl n NL, lit. “hair-wraiths”, calque from LOS, HG “flokolgûl-” (to give the creeps to) < HG (lit. “hair-walk-ghoul”)
greed for ghîr- v NL < LP “ghêr” < Noldorin “îr”, Quenya “írë”, “yére” together with verb in infinitive, noun in dative or genitive case
guard tud- v DS (to watch) < Westron “tud”, “tudnas”, “tunnas” (watch, guard)
happy glaz adj NL < Noldorin “glas”, early “gell” (joy), “gair” (merry), Sindarin “gelir” (merry) < Etym. “GALÁS” (joy, be glad)
hard gurd adj NL, merging HG “gûn” < EL “gund” (stone) with MERP “gurat” (hard, stony) < Albanian “gurtë” and with Primitive Elvish root “GUR” (hard, stiff, difficult, cumbrous, slow)
harm rul- v LOS (damage, harm)
harsh pîg adj NL < HG “papîg” < MERP (raw) literally, in a tactile sense
hear khlâr- v LOS < Quenya “hlar-”
hear koz- v LOS < HG;
compare with Hurrian “haš-”, “χaž-”
horror ufur n NL < LOS “ufum”, “ufur-” (fear), also “uf-” (to frighten) < TK PN “Ufthak”;
only noun in NL, see “furg-” for verb
fear of smth., not frighten smb. else
hot gashûrz adj SV “gash-” (to burn); see “ghâsh”
hurt rul- v LOS (damage, harm)
ill gôm n NL < LOS “gâm” < MB; changed to avoid cognates;
compare with Noldorin “gem” (sickly), early Noldorin and Ilkorin “côm” (sickness), Qenya “qamba”, “qáme” (sick) < Etym. “GENG-W”
illness gôm n NL < LOS “gâm” < MB; changed to avoid cognates;
compare with Noldorin “gem” (sickly), early Noldorin and Ilkorin “côm” (sickness), Qenya “qamba”, “qáme” (sick) < Etym. “GENG-W”
incite yor- v NL < Noldorin “îr” (sexual desire) < Etym. “YER” (feel sexual desire) + Old Noldorin “or”, Noldorin “eria” (to rise) < Etym. “ORO” (up, rise, high);
compare with EH “ghêr” with similar etymology;
resemblance to Slavic root “yar” (bright, fiery, hot, fury, frenzy, passionate, very) is accidental; compare with “hûr”
mostly about sexual desire
injure rul- v LOS (damage, harm)
inspect hond- v NL, see “hon-”, “hont”
irritate fizg- v NL < Gnomish “fesca”
itch fizg- v NL < Gnomish “fesca”
joy zrî n LOS < SV especially about sadistic pleasure
joyful glaz adj NL < Noldorin “glas”, early “gell” (joy), “gair” (merry), Sindarin “gelir” (merry) < Etym. “GALÁS” (joy, be glad)
keep alert dirn- v MERP “dagor-dirn” (battle guard);
compare with Sindarin “tir” (to look towards, watch over, guard, look out for, watch for, await, expect), Gnomish “tair” (look-out, watch, guard, gaze, regard) < Etym. “TIR”;
compare with Quenya “Palantír”, Sindarin “Minas Tirith”;
see also “tirn-”
lech ghîr- v NL < LP “ghêr” < Noldorin “îr”, Quenya “írë”, “yére” together with verb in infinitive, noun in dative or genitive case
like brogb- v LOS < HG “like, favor, fancy” but not in expression “I would like”
loathe dolb- v NL < Noldorin “delb” (horrible, abominable, loathsome), “delw” (hateful, deadly, fell) < Etym. “DYEL” (feel fear and disgust, abhor) as in early “Dor Deadhelos” (Land of the Shadow of Abomination) strong disgust
long dimb- v NL < Ilkorin “dimb” (sad), “dim” (gloom) < Etym. “DEM”
long for ghîr- v NL < LP “ghêr” < Noldorin “îr”, Quenya “írë”, “yére” together with verb in infinitive, noun in dative or genitive case
look hon- v LOS < Quenya “hen(d)” (eye) < Etym. “KHEN”; see also “hont” with Allative case (-u) = “look at”; more like “look”
look kin n NL < DS (to see) < Quenya “cen” < Etym. “KHEN”
look (like) thak- v NL < Sindarin “thia-” < Etym. “THÊ” “look like”, not “look at”;
meaning depends on aspect: perfective = “appear” or “turn out”, partial = “seem”
look for sog- v NL < LOS (UNF) “tagh” < Qenya “saka”, DS “zog”
look out dirn- v MERP “dagor-dirn” (battle guard);
compare with Sindarin “tir” (to look towards, watch over, guard, look out for, watch for, await, expect), Gnomish “tair” (look-out, watch, guard, gaze, regard) < Etym. “TIR”;
compare with Quenya “Palantír”, Sindarin “Minas Tirith”;
see also “tirn-”
lookout Dirnurm n NL, see “dirn” (n, v)
love brogb- v LOS < HG “like, favor, fancy” but not in expression “I would like”
lust ghîr- v NL < LP “ghêr” < Noldorin “îr”, Quenya “írë”, “yére” together with verb in infinitive, noun in dative or genitive case
make horny yor- v NL < Noldorin “îr” (sexual desire) < Etym. “YER” (feel sexual desire) + Old Noldorin “or”, Noldorin “eria” (to rise) < Etym. “ORO” (up, rise, high);
compare with EH “ghêr” with similar etymology;
resemblance to Slavic root “yar” (bright, fiery, hot, fury, frenzy, passionate, very) is accidental; compare with “hûr”
mostly about sexual desire
make out thak- v NL < Sindarin “thia-” < Etym. “THÊ” “look like”, not “look at”;
meaning depends on aspect: perfective = “appear” or “turn out”, partial = “seem”
meet hog- v HG < SV “hogg”;
compare also with Qenya “hos(se)”, Noldorin “hoth” (host, crowd) < Etym. “KHOTH” (to gather)
merry glaz adj NL < Noldorin “glas”, early “gell” (joy), “gair” (merry), Sindarin “gelir” (merry) < Etym. “GALÁS” (joy, be glad)
mind samd n NL, merging Quenya “sáma”, “sanwe” and “indo” of similar meaning;
compare with “samb-” (to believe) and “ûs” (to think)
nose glup n LOS < MB
nose pund n NL, merging Hurrian “punhi” with Qenya “penta” with Noldorin “bunn” < Etym. “(M)BUD”
notice kund- v NL, merging DS “kin-” (to see) with Quenya, Sindarin “hend” (eye) < Etym. “KHEN-D-E” and Qenya “tunta” (to see, notice, perceive) clarify meaning “to pay attention” with suffix of “partial” aspect “-âzh”
open badz- v LOS < HG; probably from Early Quenya “patsima” (wide open, adj.)
outlook kin n NL < DS (to see) < Quenya “cen” < Etym. “KHEN”
pain hrizg n MERP
pain nûl n LOS < Quenya “nwalya-” (to pain, torment)
pastime zrî n LOS < SV especially about sadistic pleasure
pay attention kund- v NL, merging DS “kin-” (to see) with Quenya, Sindarin “hend” (eye) < Etym. “KHEN-D-E” and Qenya “tunta” (to see, notice, perceive) clarify meaning “to pay attention” with suffix of “partial” aspect “-âzh”
perceive gusn- v SV
piercing maig adj NL < Quenya “maica”, Sindarin “maeg” (sharp, piercing); compare with MERP “maj” (to spike) < Albanian
pleasure zrî n LOS < SV especially about sadistic pleasure
pointed maig adj NL < Quenya “maica”, Sindarin “maeg” (sharp, piercing); compare with MERP “maj” (to spike) < Albanian
presence kulurm n NL < LOS “kul” (to be) physical presence
prudent gîrd adj NL < Gnomish “hirthol”, “hîriol” (careful), “hirtha-” (to care for, mind, tend; to care, reck, mind)
quest sogurm n see “sog-”
raw (food) graz adj LOS < SV
reveal badz- v LOS < HG; probably from Early Quenya “patsima” (wide open, adj.)
reveal traum- v LOS < SV
rough pîg adj NL < HG “papîg” < MERP (raw) literally, in a tactile sense
rugged pîg adj NL < HG “papîg” < MERP (raw) literally, in a tactile sense
savour thaik- v NL < merging Primitive Elvish “TYAVA” (to savour, taste) with Gnomish “côf” written reversed originally sound-imitating word;
to sense the taste and odour, not to be tasty
savour thaikûrz adj NL < merging Primitive Elvish “TYAVA” (to savour, taste) with Gnomish “côf” written reversed
scan hond- v NL, see “hon-”, “hont”
search sogurm n see “sog-”
search for sog- v NL < LOS (UNF) “tagh” < Qenya “saka”, DS “zog”
see hon- v LOS < Quenya “hen(d)” (eye) < Etym. “KHEN”; see also “hont” with Allative case (-u) = “look at”; more like “look”
see kin- v DS < Quenya “cen” < Etym. “KHEN” more passive than “hon-”
seek sog- v NL < LOS (UNF) “tagh” < Qenya “saka”, DS “zog”
seek out gimb- v TK, CBS, LOTR, RI;
? Quenya “hir-”;
? Quenya “tuv-”;
? Hurrian “ki(b)-” (take, gather)
seem bozd- v EH “bozd” (face, n) < Gnomish “gwint”, compare with LOS “ozt-” < HG “ozut-” (appear, seem) modal meaning in expressions like “it seems”
seem thak- v NL < Sindarin “thia-” < Etym. “THÊ” “look like”, not “look at”;
meaning depends on aspect: perfective = “appear” or “turn out”, partial = “seem”
sense gusn- v SV
sense samd n NL, merging Quenya “sáma”, “sanwe” and “indo” of similar meaning;
compare with “samb-” (to believe) and “ûs” (to think)
shape zna n LOS, SV < MB;
probably from Slavic “znak”, compare with English “sign”
sharp dulgûrz adj LOS < HG;
RE “dulgûrz” < RE “dulug” (weapon) < SV “dul-” (to destroy)
about weapon, tools
sharp maig adj NL < Quenya “maica”, Sindarin “maeg” (sharp, piercing); compare with MERP “maj” (to spike) < Albanian
sharpened dulgûrz adj LOS < HG;
RE “dulgûrz” < RE “dulug” (weapon) < SV “dul-” (to destroy)
about weapon, tools
show traum- v LOS < SV
sickness gôm n NL < LOS “gâm” < MB; changed to avoid cognates;
compare with Noldorin “gem” (sickly), early Noldorin and Ilkorin “côm” (sickness), Qenya “qamba”, “qáme” (sick) < Etym. “GENG-W”
sight kin n NL < DS (to see) < Quenya “cen” < Etym. “KHEN”
slick tât adj NL < Noldorin “talt”, Quenya “talta-” (verb) < Etym. “TALAT”
slide tât- v NL < Noldorin “talt”, Quenya “talta-” (verb) < Etym. “TALAT”
slimy tât adj NL < Noldorin “talt”, Quenya “talta-” (verb) < Etym. “TALAT”
slip tât- v NL < Noldorin “talt”, Quenya “talta-” (verb) < Etym. “TALAT”
slippery tât adj NL < Noldorin “talt”, Quenya “talta-” (verb) < Etym. “TALAT”
slithery tât adj NL < Noldorin “talt”, Quenya “talta-” (verb) < Etym. “TALAT”
smack thaik- v NL < merging Primitive Elvish “TYAVA” (to savour, taste) with Gnomish “côf” written reversed originally sound-imitating word;
to sense the taste and odour, not to be tasty
smell skûm- v LOS feel odor, use the nose; not “be smelly” (see “pushd-”)
smooth pâz adj NL < Quenya “pasta” < Etym. “PATH” opposite to “harsh”
sneak hligh- v NL < middle-Quenya “hlik”; compare with Neo-Sindarin “lhig”
snout pund n NL, merging Hurrian “punhi” with Qenya “penta” with Noldorin “bunn” < Etym. “(M)BUD”
sport (as in “hunt for sport”) zrî n LOS < SV especially about sadistic pleasure
spot kund- v NL, merging DS “kin-” (to see) with Quenya, Sindarin “hend” (eye) < Etym. “KHEN-D-E” and Qenya “tunta” (to see, notice, perceive) clarify meaning “to pay attention” with suffix of “partial” aspect “-âzh”
squalid pushdug presp TK, DBS, LOTR, OC, VT 26, PE 17
stare gon- v all major dialects < MERP; compare with Etym. “KHEN-D-E” (eye)
stare tirn- v NL < Qenya “tirne” (a stare); compare with Quenya “palantír” (lit. “far-gazer”) < Etym. “TIR” (to watch, guard)
stay (on) alert dirn- v MERP “dagor-dirn” (battle guard);
compare with Sindarin “tir” (to look towards, watch over, guard, look out for, watch for, await, expect), Gnomish “tair” (look-out, watch, guard, gaze, regard) < Etym. “TIR”;
compare with Quenya “Palantír”, Sindarin “Minas Tirith”;
see also “tirn-”
stiff gurd adj NL, merging HG “gûn” < EL “gund” (stone) with MERP “gurat” (hard, stony) < Albanian “gurtë” and with Primitive Elvish root “GUR” (hard, stiff, difficult, cumbrous, slow)
stink pushd- v TK, DBS, LOTR, OC “pushdug”, VT 26, PE 17
stinking pushdug presp TK, DBS, LOTR, OC, VT 26, PE 17
sweet mâth adj LOS, SV < MB
taste shaub- v NL, merging HG “ib” < SV “gusn-” (sic!) (to feel, sense) with SV “shîgog” < MERP < Albanian “shijoj” to sense a taste
taste thaik- v NL < merging Primitive Elvish “TYAVA” (to savour, taste) with Gnomish “côf” written reversed originally sound-imitating word;
to sense the taste and odour, not to be tasty
tasty thaikûrz adj NL < merging Primitive Elvish “TYAVA” (to savour, taste) with Gnomish “côf” written reversed
thirst thîz n NL, merging early Noldorin “faus” (thirst) < Etym. “PHAU” (gape), “PÁRAK” (dry) with NL “thizg” (dry) < Gnomish “thisc”, Qenya “sisi”
tickle tizg- v NL < Gnomish “tisca” < Primitive Elvish root “KITI”
torment hrizg n MERP
touch graur- v LOS < MB
turn on yor- v NL < Noldorin “îr” (sexual desire) < Etym. “YER” (feel sexual desire) + Old Noldorin “or”, Noldorin “eria” (to rise) < Etym. “ORO” (up, rise, high);
compare with EH “ghêr” with similar etymology;
resemblance to Slavic root “yar” (bright, fiery, hot, fury, frenzy, passionate, very) is accidental; compare with “hûr”
mostly about sexual desire
uncover badz- v LOS < HG; probably from Early Quenya “patsima” (wide open, adj.)
vigilance Dirnurm n NL, see “dirn” (n, v)
ward tud- v DS (to watch) < Westron “tud”, “tudnas”, “tunnas” (watch, guard)
wariness Dirnurm n NL, see “dirn” (n, v)
warm khâshûrz adj see “ghâsh”
warmth khâsh n see “ghâsh”
wary gîrd adj NL < Gnomish “hirthol”, “hîriol” (careful), “hirtha-” (to care for, mind, tend; to care, reck, mind)
watch hon- v LOS < Quenya “hen(d)” (eye) < Etym. “KHEN”; see also “hont” with Allative case (-u) = “look at”; more like “look”
watch (over) tud- v DS (to watch) < Westron “tud”, “tudnas”, “tunnas” (watch, guard)
wet mizg adj NL < Quenya “mixa” < Etym. “MISK”, compare with “miz” (rain)
wound rul- v LOS (damage, harm)
yummy thaikûrz adj NL < merging Primitive Elvish “TYAVA” (to savour, taste) with Gnomish “côf” written reversed
lexicon/senses.txt · Last modified: 2022/11/07 01:00 (external edit)