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''aina'' (''ayanā'') means ""to hallow, bless, treat as holy"" in [[Quenya]].<ref name=Eldarin>{{PE|Eldarin}}, p. 149</ref>
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''aina'' (''ayanā'') means "to hallow, bless, treat as holy" in [[Quenya]]. ''airi-'' or ''aina'' means "holy, revered, numinous", also in Quenya.<ref name=Eldarin>{{PE|Eldarin}}, p. 149</ref>
 
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Revision as of 19:32, 4 February 2011

aina (ayanā) means "to hallow, bless, treat as holy" in Quenya. airi- or aina means "holy, revered, numinous", also in Quenya.[1]

Etymology

Cognates

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 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