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'''Aina''' means "holy".
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''aina'' (''ayanā'') means ""to hallow, bless, treat as holy"" in [[Quenya]].<ref name=Eldarin>{{PE|Eldarin}}, p. 149</ref>
Example: [[Ainur|Ainu]]: "Holy One"
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==Etymology==
 
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*[[Sundocarme|Root]] [[AYA]]
==References==
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==Cognates==
* [[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]
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*[[Quenya]] ''[[ainur]]''
 
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*[[Quenya]] ''[[aire]]''
[[Category:Quenya adjectives]]
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[[Category:Quenya verbs]]

Revision as of 19:07, 4 February 2011

aina (ayanā) means ""to hallow, bless, treat as holy"" in Quenya.[1]

Etymology

Cognates

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings: Eldarin Roots and Stems", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 149