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Iach

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'''''iach''''' is a noun meaning "ford" or "crossing" in [[Sindarin]]. Compare with ''[[yatta]]'' in [[Quenya]].
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'''''iach''''' is a noun meaning "ford" or "crossing" in [[Sindarin]].  
 
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==Etymology==
Examples:
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Possibly ancient [[OS]] form *''yakkha'' < [[PQ]] *''jakkā'' ([[root]] [[YAK]])
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==Examples==
 
* [[Arossiach]] = "Ford of Aros"
 
* [[Arossiach]] = "Ford of Aros"
* [[Cirith Ninniach]] = "Pass of the Slender Crossing"
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* [[Cirith Ninniach]] = "Pass of the Rainbow"
 
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*''[[athrad]]''
 
*''[[athrad]]''
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==Cognates==
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*[[Quenya]] ''[[yatta]]''
 
{{references}}
 
{{references}}
 
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
 
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]

Revision as of 19:45, 9 December 2010

iach is a noun meaning "ford" or "crossing" in Sindarin.

Contents

Etymology

Possibly ancient OS form *yakkha < PQ *jakkā (root YAK)

Examples

See also

Cognates

References