1 stem nów- as in pl. nówi noun "conception" = idea NOWO. In an earlier version, later deleted, nó represented earlier ñó ngó, glossed "idea, thought" VT46:6.
2 conj."but" VT41:13
3 prep. before of time, compare nóvo, at back of spatial relationships. In other conceptual phases, Tolkien also let the word have the opposite meaning after of time or in front of space. VT49:32.
Quettaparma Quenyallo (Quenya-English).