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Ea (verb)

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{{redirect|Ea|the name for the universe ''[[Eä]]'' or the games developer, [[Electronic Arts|EA]]}}
 
{{redirect|Ea|the name for the universe ''[[Eä]]'' or the games developer, [[Electronic Arts|EA]]}}
 
'''ea''' is a [[Quenya]] verb meaning "to exist".
 
'''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 [[Eru]]. It is not known if the word comes from Him, or if it is mentioned symbolically.
 
==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>[[Vinyar Tengwar 49]], p. 29</ref>
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*''[[Eälar|eala]]''
 
*''[[Eälar|eala]]''
 
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[[category:Quenya verbs]]
 
[[category:Quenya verbs]]

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Template:Redirect ea is a Quenya verb meaning "to exist".

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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.

Other forms

  • ea "let it be" (imperative), the word which gave name to the universe[1]
  • euva "will be" (future)[2]

See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, The Ainulindalë
  2. Vinyar Tengwar 49, p. 29