Select Elvish Words 1.81-1.82: Fire, Flame

1.81 Fire

Q. (apa)ruivë n. “wild fire, fire as conflagration”

A word appearing as ruive “wild fire — fire as conflagration” in etymological notes from around 1964 (DD), along with a longer variant aparuive (PE17/183). The short form ruive is derived from the root √RUYU “blaze (red)”, but it is not clear what the apa- prefix means in the longer form.

Select Elvish Words 1.71-1.72: Air, Ether, Wind

1.71 Air, Ether

ᴱQ. vilina adj. “airy, breezy; light [weight?]”

The adjective ᴱQ. {vilna >>} vilina “airy, breezy, light” appeared the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s as a derivative of the early root ᴱ√VILI (QL/101). The forms vílyava or vílina “airy” appeared in the English-Qenya Dictionary of the 1920s, but this entry was deleted (PE15/68).