Adjectives Index to Quenya

This is a full alphabetical reverse index of 942 English adjective translations back to Quenya; it is the inverse of the Quenya Adjectives index.


A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y
abhorred → feuna
Able →
above → orþa
absent-minded → cuilóreä
abstract → alermaitë
abundant → úmeä
acceptable → cávima
Accurate →
accursed → húna
accustomed → sitina
Active →
actual (true) → nanwa
adjective referring to the stars → elenya
admirable → maira
adorned → quilin
adult → olanwa
afar → palan
affected → persana
affectionate → méla
afire → urwa
afraid → þosseä
against → anqua
age-long → voruva
aghast → feuna
Ailing →
air-breathing → nefítë
airy → vilina
Alike →
Alive →
all (of a particular group of things) → ilya
alluring → telyantalya
Alone →
Always →
  • always aiming at the mark → emecima
  • always aiming at the mark → mecima
  • always aiming at the mark → (e)mecima
ambidextrous → ataformaitë
American → américárin
amphibious → yulunefítë
ancient → yára
angled → nelqua
Angular →
(lit.) ♦animal-eating → celvamatya
Animal-Like →
Annual →
another → enta
apparent → veä¹
(lit.) ♦apt to make laugh → laltaula
aquatic → yuluitë
arduous → urda
artificial → tamna
ascertained → sinwa
ashamed → naityana
Assembled →
at home → mardaitë
Attractive →
(quickly) ♦available → férima
avaricious → mailitya
Awake →
aware of → sanasteä
Awkward →

(lit.) ♦baby-heavy → lapselunga
?back → nanda
Bad →
baked → mastanwa
Bald →
banned → avanwa
barbed → nasseä²
Bare →
bearable → cólima
beastly → lamanwa
Beautiful →
(lit.) habitually ♦being sad → luitë
belief-less → saviëlóra
belligerent → costula
belonging to the Elves as a whole → quenderin
beloved → melda
beneath → unda
Bent →
(lit.) ♦beside-bear-able → arcólima
better → arya
Big →
bilabial (of consonants) → atapengeä
bitter → sára
bitterly painful or grievous → naica
Black →
black-handed → morimaitë
blazing → ruina
bleared → púreä
Blessed →
Blind →
blonde → vaina¹
blood-thirsty → sercilixa
blooming → lóteä
blue → luinë
bluish → luinincë
blunt → alaica
Bodily →
boiling → velva
bony → axula
boring → sapsarrima
Born →
borne → colla
both → yúyo
bottom → taldeä
bouncing → tantara
bound → minaxanwa
bounding → capaitë
breezy → vilina
Bright →
bright-coloured → quilin
Brilliant →
bringable → túlima
broad → palda
broidered → quilinoitë
broken → rácina
Brown →
bubbling → velva
burdened → colonda
burst → rúvina
busy → caraitë

capable of bearing → coloitë
carnal → hráveä
carnivorous → celvamatya
caught in a net → raina¹
cavernous → rondova
Central →
certain → sinwa
cheap → alamirwa
checkered → lincantilda
chemical → cemiëveä
childish → vinima
chill → ninquë
choked → quorin
chronic → himítë
circular → rinqua
clad → vaina²
cleansing → sovalwa
clear → liquisteä
Clever →
clever-fingered → leptafinya
clinging → himítë
close → areä
closed → pahta
clumsy (of things) → auqua
clumsy(-handed) → úmaitë
coastal → falasseä
cognizant → sanasteä
Cold →
coldish → ringincë
Collective →
colorful → linquileä
coloured → quileä
comforting → tiutaila
Common →
communal → alaþatya
Compact →
comparable → vétaima
Complete →
complex → linipsinwa
Complicated →
comprehensive → tercara
concealable → cúvima
Concerted →
conclusive → telmeä
concrete → ermaitë
confidential → oholima
confused → rúcina
confusing → hwintaila
conscious of → sanasteä
Consolidated →
consoling → tiutaila
Consonantal →
contemporary → silúmeä
convoluted → linipsinwa
cool → ringincë
Cooperative →
cordless → lialóra
cornered → nelqua
cornflower (color) → menelluin
Corporate →
Corporeal →
corrupt → quelehtima
corruptible → hastima
countable → nótima
countless → únótima
covered → tupina
crazy → hwinda
credulous → sávula
crested → quinna
crooked → raica
crowned → rína¹
cruel → þaura
cryptic → uruhanyaima
crystal-white → silma
culpable → námima
cultural → haimeleä
cunning → curwa
curdled → tyurda
curious → ceþula
current → silúmeä
cursed → húna
curved → cúna
customary → sitina
cutting → cirila
cylindrical → pirindeä

Daily →
dainty → netya
dangerous → raxeä
Dark →
dark-fated → morumbar
dark-haired → ñolya
(lit.) ♦day-dreamy → cuilóreä
daytime → aureä
dead → vanwa
deadly → qualmeä
deaf → lahlaraitë
Dear →
deathly → qualmeä
debatable → costaima
deep (of hue) → nurno
(well-) ♦defined → lanwa
definite → panin
degrading → nútaitë
delayed → hampa
deliberate → panin
Delicate →
democratic → liëmelehteä
demonic → rauceä
dense → nelca
departed → vanwa
Deprived →
deserted → erda
desirable → írima
desiring to start → mína
despairing → estelenca
desperate → estelenca
despicable → nattírima
destitute → úna
destructible → nancárima
Dexterous →
different → lavéla
Difficult →
difficult/impossible to count → únótima
digital → notesseä
diligent → ricítë
Dim →
dire → aica
discoloured → púreä
discoverable → túvima
disgraceful → úlaitima
dishonourable → úlaitima
disordered → rúcina
dissimilar → lavéla
distant → palan
distributed → estatina
diverse → lincanteä
divided → estatina
divine → eruva
domestic → mardaitë
Done →
double → atatya
doughty → hanúva
downfallen → atalanteä
downy → fineä
dreadful → naira
Dreamy →
Dried →
drinkable → yúlima
drinking (as a habit) → yuluitë
(lit.) ♦drinking-breathing → yulunefítë
driven under compulsion → horina
driving → nírítë
drooping → nimpa
drowned → quorin
Drowsy →
Drunk →
dual → yuitë
dug-out → sappa
dull → lenca
dumb → úpa
dwarf(ed) → nauca

each → ilya
Eager →
Easily →
easing → tiutaila
East →
Eastern →
Easy →
eaten → matina
eating → matila
edged → címeä
Edible →
effective → tyaraitë
effectual → tyaraitë
efficacious → tyaraitë
egotistic → immoquanta
elaborate → tercara
elder → anyára
elongated → taina
elven-fair → vanimelda
embroidered → quilin
eminent → minya
empty → ñaira
enchained → minaxanwa
enchanting → lúceärwa
Enclosed →
end- → mettë
enduring → coloitë
enigmatic → uruhanyaima
enlaced → raina¹
enraged → urruxa
entangled → rembina
Entire →
equipped → sorastarwa
equivalent → arcólima
essential → valdima
etc.) → malaqua
eternal → oialeä
even → palwa
Everlasting →
every → ilya
evident → nemba
Evil →
evil-doing → saucarya
evil-eyed → henulca
Exalted →
excavated → sappa
exceeding fair → vanimalda
excellent → maira
excelling → arya
Excited →
excluded → satya
exerting great thrust or pressure → nírítë
exiled → etya
Existing →
extensive → yonda²
Extreme →
extremely hard → anastorna
eyeless → alahen

failing → loica
faint → néca
Fair →
Fair-Haired →
  • fair-haired (yellow to golden) → vana
  • fair-haired (yellow to golden) → vanya
fair-minded → faila
Faithful →
fallen → lantanwa
falling → lanta
fallow → laréra
false → laitë
famished → saiceleä
famous → maisinwa
fantastic → intyaitë
fantasy → intyaitë
Far →
fat → hlúvo
fateful → umbarwa
fatty → larmeä
fearful → þosseä
feasible → cárima
(lit.) ♦feather-hearted → quessehonda
fell → aica
fenced in → pelin
fetchable → tultaima
fettered → minaxanwa
few → nótima
fictional → nyarveä
Fiery →
filled → quanta
filthy → muqua
Final →
Fine →
fingered → lepta
finite → lanwa
fireside → ruimenya
Firm →
first → minya
fishlike → lingweä
flat → palwa
fleshly → hráveä
fleshy → larmeä
flint-hearted → sincahonda
flinty → sinca
flowering → lóteä
flowing → sireä
fluent → celima
fluttering to and fro → vilva
foolish → auca
footed → talaitë
For →
forbidden → avanwa
forceful → nírítë
forested → taureä
forlorn → úna
former → nöa
foul → þaura
four-legged → cantalya
foxy → ruscuitë
fragrant → níþima
frail → limpa
Free →
fresh → céva
frivolous → quessehonda
frozen → helina
fruitful → yávinqua
fruitless → yávelóra
Full →
fully grown → olanwa
funny → laltaula
furious → urruxa
furnished → sorastarwa

galled → sistina
garlanded → rína¹
General →
generous → faila
Gentle →
girdled → quiltaina
girt → quiltaina
Glabrous →
glassy → calceä
gleaming → itara
glib → quetítë
gliding → hlimbë
glinting → itila
global → ambarya
Gloomy →
Glorious →
glossy → oiwa
godless → ainolóra
going → autaila
golden (of hue) → laureä
gone → vanwa
Good →
gracious → raina²
granular → litseä
Greasy →
Great →
Green →
Grey →
gritty → litseä
gullible → sávula

Habitual →
-haired → finda²
hairy [specifically fine light hair] → fineä
handed → maitë
handy → maitë
happy → alasseä
Hard →
hard-hearted → ondóreä
harvestable → salcima
hasty → tyelca
hated → tevin
hateful → tevinqua
Having →
healthful → málië
Healthy →
hearted → honda
heavenly → menelwa
Heavy →
heavy-handed → lungumaitë
herbivorous → laimamatya
hero-like → calloveä
heroic → calloveä
hideous → úvanima
hiding → cuvoitë
High →
hilly → ambuna
historical → lúmequentaleä
Hollow →
Holy →
homeless → avamarwa
homely → mardaitë
honest → óripanta
honey-eating → melumatya
Honourable →
hopeless → estelenca
horned → rasseä
horrible → naira
(blazing) ♦hot → úrin
(lit.) ♦hot-wroth → urruxa
-hued → quileä
Huge →
human → firya
humped → numba
Hungry →
hushed → quilda
hypocritical → imnetyala

ice-cold → helca
icy → helca
identical → imya
Ignorant →
Ill →
ill-tempered → narca
ill-used → úmara
(lit.) ♦illumined → calina
impeded → tapta
impelled → horina
imperative → valdima
impermanent → xiétë
impetuous → ascara
important → valdeä
Impossible →
In →
Inadequate →
(lit.) ♦incapable of moving → lalevítë
incarnate → mirröanwë
incensed → urruxa
(steeply) ♦inclined → penda
incorruptable → alahastaima
indestructible → alanancárima
indivisible → úperima
indoors → mardaitë
infinite → úlanwa
inflammable → nartaima
informal and friendly → ruimenya
inhabiting → laulema
inherent → minasseä
innate → minasseä
innocent → cámalóra
Innumerable →
inquisitive → ceþula
insecure → latanca
Interesting →
international → ambarya
intrinsic → minasseä
inverted → nuquerna
Invisible →
iron hard → tornanga
itching → itiþin

jewelled → míreä
joined → yantaina
joint → osáma
joyful → alasseä
(lit.) ♦judgeable → námima
juicy → pirina
just → faila
justified → failanta

keeping one’s own counsel (not necessarily sinister) → óricuvoitë
kept → hampa
knitted → quitin
knowledgeable → istima
known → sinwa

labial → pengeä
Lacking →
Lame →
lamentable → nainaima
lamenting → nainala
languid → quinqua
languorous → quinqueleä
Large →
Last →
late → telwa
later → antelwa
Lawless →
leaden → canuva
leafy → lasseä
leaping → capaitë
learned → istima
with ♦leaves → lasseä
left (hand) → lenca
less → undo
lesser → nurmeä
level → palwa
Light →
  • light → calina
  • light → linda
  • light (of burdens troubles labors afflications) → cólima
  • light [weight?] → vilina
light-fated → calambar
(nearly) ♦lightless → huiva
Like →
Limited →
  • limited → lanwa
  • limited in number (weight and measure) → nótima
Liquid →
Lit.) →
Little →
Lively →
livid → urruxa
living → coireä
local → nómeä
Lofty →
logical → axanweä
lonely → eresseä
long → anda
lost → vanwa
loud → romya
Lovely →
Loving →
Lower →
  • lower → unda
  • lower (as in quality → nunya
lowerable → nútima
?lowering (naturally) → nútaitë
loyal → sarta
lukewarm → pellauca
luminous → calima
lurid → calwa

mad → hwinda
Made →
magic → sairina
magical → sairina
manifold → linima
manly → hanúva
Many →
(lit.) ♦many-shaped → lincanteä
(lit.) ♦many-squared → lincantilda
(lit.) ♦many-threaded → linipsinwa
marble → alasta
Marred →
married → verin
mastered → turúna
Masterful →
material → ermaitë
mature → olanwa
meant → panin
medical → haþareä
melancholic → luitë
Melodious →
memorial → enyáleä
merry → alasseä
meshed → rembina
Metallic →
Middle →
Mighty →
milky → ilimba
mindful → sanasteä
minor → nihtana
misty → híseä
moaning [of wind] → suiva
(colloquial) ♦moderate in amount → nótima
modern → silúmeä
monstrous → ulunda
more → amba
Mortal →
most beautiful → vanimalda
moved → awalda
Murky →
muscular → poldóreä
musical → lindaleä
mysterious → ñúla

Naked →
narcissistic → immoquanta
narrow → náha
nasty → úra¹
national → nóreä
natural → nasseä¹
nauseous → quámeä
nearby → areä
nearly gone → autaila
Netted →
New →
new-born → vinyanóna
nightly → illómeä
No →
no-good → alamára
Noble →
nocturnal → móriva
non-concrete → alermaitë
northeast → forrómen
northeastern → forróna
northern → forna
northwest → fornúmen
northwestern → fornúna
Not →
notable → maisinwa
numberless → únótima
numeral → notesseä
numinous → aina

obdurate → norna
obedient → canwahimya
observable → tírima
Obstinate →
occult → ñúla
occurring now → sinanwa
odorous → nustaima
Of →
oily → milla
Old →
omnificient → ilucara
omnipotent → ilúvala
omniscient → iluisa
On →
one more → enta
only-begotten → ernóna
only-born → ernóna
oozy → pirina
Open →
(lit.) ♦open-hearted → óripanta
opposite → anqua
oppressive → sangareä
optical → calarwa
orderly → alafasta
ordinary → sitina
original → celuva
orphaned → nostarenca
Other →
Outer →
over → vanwa
over-drinking → accasúcala
over-eating → accamátala
overcast → lúreä
own → véra

Pale →
  • pale → néca
  • pale or silvery grey → þindë
  • (lit.) ♦pale surf colour → falwa
pallid → ninquë
Paralyzed →
parched → þisin
(lit.) ♦parent-less → nostarenca
passed away → vanwa
Passing →
passionate → felminqua
passive → cóleva
past → vanwa
patient → cólemaina
peaceful → sérinqua
penetrating of sight or understanding → fantercenya
pent → pelin
Per →
Perceptive →
Perennial →
Perfect →
perfumed → niþileä
permissible → lávima
persistent → himítë
personal → véra
perspicacious → fantercenya
persuasive → mirquétala
pertaining to time → lúmeä
pestilent → quolúva
pestilential → quolúva
petty → pitya
Phonetic →
Piercing →
pirouetting → quirilda
pitiless → ondóreä
plaintive → nyenya
planned → panin
(lit.) ♦plant-eating → laimamatya
plural → linitë
pointed → nasseä²
polished → runda
political → ohéresseä
popular → liëndina
possible (to do) → cárima
pourable → púlima
powdery → mulda
Powerful →
praiseworthy → laitima
Precious →
pregnant → lapselunga
prepense → panin
present → sinanwa
Preserved →
pretty → netya
Private →
probably but not necessarily so → nemba
productive → tyaraitë
Prominent →
prompt → ferya
pronounceable → quétima
proper → mára
proud → valateä
purifying → sovalwa
purple → luicarnë

quadrangular → cantilya
quarrelsome → costula
Quendian → quenderin
querulous → nyenya
Quick →
quiet → quilda

rank or value) → nunya
rare (as opposite of dense) → henca
Ready →
recurrent → rinqua
Red →
red-brown → rusca¹
red-haired → russa
reduced → nihtana
refused → avanwa
released → lehta
religious → aitaleä
Renewed →
resilient → tantara
resinous → suhtina
resistant → norna
restless → sérenca
restrained → hampa
returning → rinqua
revered → aina
reverent → aitaleä
reversed → nuquerna
revolving → rinqua
righthanded → formaitë
risen → orina
roaring → ráveä
roofed → tupin
roomy → yonda²
rotten → quelehtima
ruddy → narwa
ruined → rúcina
ruinous → atalanteä
(capable of) ♦running → noroitë
ruptured → rúvina
rushed → sérenca
rushing → ascara
russet → varnë

sacrificed → yácina
sad → colonda
salt → singwa
Salted →
salty → singwa
same → imya
sanctified → aira
sandy → litseä
Savage →
Scarcely →
scarlet → carnë
Scattered →
scorched → þisin
sealed → lihtaina
secret → laistima
secretive → cuvoitë
seeing → cenítë
Seeming →
(lit.) ♦self-adorning → imnetyala
self-same → imya
senior → anyára
sensitive → cityaleä
separate → satya
serene → calaina
serious → sanwelunga
several → nótima
sexual → puhteä
shadowed → lómeä
Shaggy →
shamed → naityana
shapely → maitë
shared → estatina
Sharp →
sharp-eyed → hendumaica
sharp-pointed → mixa¹
shattered → rúcina
Short →
short-sighted → þennacéneä
shortened → nauca
Shut →
Sick →
Sickly →
silken → saminda
silver → telepta
Similar →
simple → aþamahtë
sincere → óripanta
sinful → úcarunqua
singing → lindeä
Single →
singular → eritë
Sinister →
Skillful →
(lit.) ♦sky-blue → menelluin
Slain →
Sleek →
sleep-inducing → lornatála
Slender →
sliding → hlimbë
slippery → hlimbë
sloping down → penda
slow → lenca
slumbrous → lorda
slushy → tiquilindeä
Small →
  • small → cinta
  • small → níca
  • small (usually with connotation of weakness) → nípa
smart → tuntaitë
smeared → púreä
smiling → raina²
smooth → runda
Smooth(Ed) →
snappy → narca
snow-white → lossë
Snowy →
Soft →
solid → ronda
solitary → erda
some → nótima
sore → sistina
soughing → suiva
sour → naxa²
southeastern → hyarróna
southern → hyarna²
southwestern → hyarnúna
Sown →
?sparkling → miriéla
speakable → quétima
special (negative) → hecima
Speechless →
spiked → nasseä²
splendid → maira
spoken with tongue → lambina
squeaking → quíneä
starlike → elveä
Steadfast →
  • steadfast → sarta
  • steadfast → þorna
  • steadfast (in allegiance - in keeping oath or promise) → voronda
steady → rua
stealthy → pilucca
(of) ♦steel → axína
stellar → elenya
sticking → himítë
sticky → híma
Stiff →
Stiff-Necked →
Still →
stinking → þaura
stirred → awalda
stony → ondova
strange → aia
stray → mistana
stretched → taina
striped → rimpina
stripped → racina
Strong →
strong-bodied → poldóreä
strong/swift at running → nórima
stunted → nauca
stupid → lamanwa
Sublime →
subordinate → nurmeä
substances → malaqua
sudden → vercála
sultry → úra²
summonable → tultaima
sunlit → aureä
Sunny →
superior → orohalla
susceptible → cityaleä
swarming → úmeä
Sweet →
sweet-faced → raina²
Swift →

Tall →
tangled [hair] → fasseä
tasseled → fassitë
Tearful →
tedious → sapsarrima
teeming → úmeä
temporal → lúmeä
tender (of meat → malaqua
Terrible →
testable → tyastaima
That →
  • that → tana
  • that very thing (already referred to) → sana
thawing → tiquilindeä
The →
thirsty → soica
this → sina
thorny → eccoia
thorough → tercara
thoroughly filled → anquantaina
thou beautiful → vanimalda
(lit.) ♦thought-heavy → sanwelunga
thrawn → norna
ticklish → cityaleä
tidy → alafasta
joined ♦tight → quitin
timid → numbeä
(lit.) ♦together-having → osáma
tolerant (of) → coloitë
toothed → carcara
top → ingeä
torrid → úra²
tottering → talta
tough → norna
trailing → pimpina
tranquil → rua
transparent → liquisteä
treacherous → cuvoitë
tree-meshed → aldarembina
tremulous → pampileä
tripping lightly → norolinda
true → naitë
trusty → sarta
turned → querna
turquoise → falwa
twin-born → onóna
twinkling → itila
twirling → quirilda
(lit.) ♦two-footed → attalya
two-handed → atamaitë
tyrannical → sangareä

ubiquitous → rísima
ugly → úvanima
ulcerated → sistina
Ultimate →
unbelieving → saviëlóra
Unceasing →
unchangeable → alavistaima
unclean → úpoica
uncommunicative → óricuvoitë
uncontrolled → ráva
Uncounted →
undefiled → alavahtaina
(lit.) ♦under-turned → nuquerna
undone → lacarina
Unelvish →
unendurable → naira
unfailing → alaloitala
unfermented → alapulúna
unfettered → ráva
unfindable → alahírima
unhealthy → þaura
unholy → alairë
unique → er
Universal →
unknowable → laistima
unleavened → alapulúna
unlettered → tengwalóra
unlovable → lamélima
Unmarred →
unpleasantly hot → úra²
unpronounceable → úquétima
unruly → útúrima
unsearchable → alacestaima
unseeing → lacenítë
unshrunk → alapihta
unskilled → úmaitë
Unspeakable →
unsteady → talta
unsure → latanca
unusual → aia
unveiled → úfanweä
unwashed → alasóvina
unwise → alasaila
upper → orþa
upside down → talmacasta
used → yuhtaina
Usual →

vague → néca
valiant → astalda
valuable → mirwa
vanished → vanwa
variable → virítë
various → virítë
Vast →
vegetarian → laimamatya
venomous → hloireä
vertical → tarmenya
Very →
vibrant → coivenqua
vigilant → tirítë
vile → þaura
Violent →
viscous → híma
Visible →
vivacious → coivenqua
vowel → ómeä

wailing → yaimeä
wandering → ranyaila
warm → lauca
watchful → tirítë
watching (something) → tirila
?wavy → vairë
(greedily) ♦wealthy → mailitya
weighed down → colonda
Welcome →
well (happily) said → alaquenta
well-done → alacarna
well-known → maisinwa
well-made → alacarna
Western →
Wet →
White →
whose → manwa
Wicked →
Wide →
widowed → verulóra
Wild →
willful → nirmunqua
windy → vailima
wine-red → mirucarnë
winged → rámaitë
winnowed → siltina
winy → mirúva
wireless → lialóra
Wise →
With →
withered → hessa
within bounds → lanwa
Without →
Witless →
witnessing → vetteä
witty → tuntaitë
womanly → iniva
wonderful → elmendeä
wood → toina
wooden → tauca
world-wide → ambarya
worldwide → ambarya
worn → colla
worshipful → aitaleä
worth bringing → túlima
worthy → valda²
Woven →
wrathful → rúþeä
wretched → þaura
Wroth →

yawning → hácala
Yearly →
Yellow →
yielding → malaqua
young → vinya

—generated by quettali version 0.25.14