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'''Aina''' means "holy".
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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>
  
Example: [[Ainu]]: "Holy One"
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==Etymology==
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*[[Sundocarme|Root]] [[AYA]]<ref name=Eldarin/>
  
==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]]''
  
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Revision as of 23:22, 21 October 2012

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