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Ekka

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'''ecca''' means "hole" in [[Quenya]]<ref>[[Parma Eldalamberon 17]]</ref>
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'''''ekka''''' means "hole" in [[Quenya]].<ref name=PE17>{{PE|17}}, p. 188</ref>
==Etymology==
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Apparently [[PQ]] *''ekkâ''
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Possibly it incorporates ''[[et]]'' "out of". In that case the stem would be *''ka'' (''et-ka'').
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Petri Tikka has suggested the spelling ''ecca'', to conform with the standard used in ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]''.<ref>Petri Tikka, "[http://www.petritikka.com/elvish/PE17.html Quenya words in Parma Eldalambaron 17]" at [http://www.petritikka.com/elvish/ Men Eldalambínen] (accessed 4 December 2011)</ref>
 
==Cognates==
 
==Cognates==
*[[Sindarin]] ''[[torech]]''
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[torech]]''<ref name=PE17/>
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Revision as of 18:04, 4 December 2011

ekka means "hole" in Quenya.[1]

Petri Tikka has suggested the spelling ecca, to conform with the standard used in The Lord of the Rings.[2]

Cognates

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 188
  2. Petri Tikka, "Quenya words in Parma Eldalambaron 17" at Men Eldalambínen (accessed 4 December 2011)