ea is a Quenya verb meaning "to exist".
The word is said to be spoken by Eru. It is not known if the word comes from Him, or if it is mentioned symbolically.
 Other forms
- ea "let it be" (imperative), the word which gave name to the universe
- euva "will be" (future)
- enge "existed" (past)
- éye/engie "had been" (perfect)
- eala "being" (present participle)