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'''a''' is [[Sindarin]] for "''and''" as well as "''O!''".
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'''''a''''' is [[Sindarin]] for "and"<ref>{{S|Appendix}}, (entry ''ar-'')</ref><ref name=L230/> as well as "[http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/o#Interjection O!]"<ref name=L230>{{L|230}}</ref>.
  
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*[[Quenya]] ''[[ar]]''
* [[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]
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[[Category:Sindarin Words]]
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==Gnomish==
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'''''a''''' is a [[Gnomish]] prefix, used to (1) cause an "initial consonant change; (2) form several adjectives and nouns.<ref>{{PE|11}}, p. 17</ref>
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[edit] Quenya

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[edit] Sindarin

a is Sindarin for "and"[1][2] as well as "O!"[2].

[edit] Cognates

[edit] Gnomish

a is a Gnomish prefix, used to (1) cause an "initial consonant change; (2) form several adjectives and nouns.[3]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", (entry ar-)
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 230, (dated 8 June 1961)
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "I-Lam na-Ngoldathon: The Grammar and Lexicon of the Gnomish Tongue", in Parma Eldalamberon XI (edited by Christopher Gilson, Arden R. Smith, and Patrick H. Wynne), p. 17