SICK, SICKLY

laiwa (ill; this word may be better spelt *hlaiwa, see under ILL), caimassëa (bedridden), engwa (cf. Engwar "The Sickly", an Elvish name for Men), quámëa (evidently = *”nauseous”), SICKNESS quámë (= nausea), in the sense of illness probably rather lívë (maybe better spelt *hlívë), caila (or possibly this is only adj. lying in bed, bedridden; see caila in the Quenya-English wordlist for further discussion), caimassë (etymologically "[state of being] in bed") –SLIW, KAY/VT45:19, GENG-WĀ, Silm:122, KWAM

Quettaparma Quenyallo (English-Quenya). 2014.

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