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Ea (verb)

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'''ea''' "exists"
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'''ea''' is a [[Quenya]] verb meaning "to exist".
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==Etymology==
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The word is said to be spoken by [[Ilúvatar|Eru]]. It is not known if the word comes from Him, or if it is mentioned symbolically. A possible [[PQ]] form could have been *''eg-â''
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==Other forms==
 
==Other forms==
*''ea'' "let it be", the word which gave name to the universe<ref>{{HM|S}}, [[The Ainulindalë]]</ref>
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*''ea'' "let it be" (imperative), the word which gave name to the universe<ref>{{HM|S}}, [[The Ainulindalë]]</ref>
*''euva'' "will be"<ref>[[Vinyar Tengwar 49]], p. 29</ref>
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*''euva'' "will be" (future)<ref>{{VT|49}}, p. 29</ref>
==See also==
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*''enge'' "existed" (past)<ref>{{VT|43}}</ref>
*''[[eala]]''
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*''éye/engie'' "had been" (perfect)
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*''[[ëalar|eala]]'' "being" (present participle)
 
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Latest revision as of 22:06, 2 November 2012

ea is a Quenya verb meaning "to exist".

[edit] Etymology

The word is said to be spoken by Eru. It is not known if the word comes from Him, or if it is mentioned symbolically. A possible PQ form could have been *eg-â

[edit] Other forms

  • ea "let it be" (imperative), the word which gave name to the universe[1]
  • euva "will be" (future)[2]
  • enge "existed" (past)[3]
  • éye/engie "had been" (perfect)
  • eala "being" (present participle)

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, The Ainulindalë
  2. Vinyar Tengwar, Number 49, June 2007, p. 29
  3. Vinyar Tengwar, Number 43, January 2002