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Alata

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'''Alata''' is [[Quenya]] for ''radiance''.
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'''alata''' in [[Telerin]] means "radiance, glittering reflection"<ref>{{HM|PM}} p.347</ref>.
 
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==Etymology==
 
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It derives from [[primitive Elvish]] form *''[[ñalatâ]]'' from [[root]] [[ÑAL]].
==References==
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==Cognates==
* [[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]
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*[[Quenya]] ''[[ñalta]]''
 
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[[Category:Quenya words]]
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[[Category:Telerin nouns]]

Revision as of 13:46, 22 February 2009

alata in Telerin means "radiance, glittering reflection"[1].

Etymology

It derives from primitive Elvish form *ñalatâ from root ÑAL.

Cognates

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth p.347