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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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Latest revision as of 20:58, 19 October 2012

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]

[edit] Cognates

[edit] 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)