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ista-

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ista- is a Quenya word meaning "(to) know".[1][2]

Etymology

Examples

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 361
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Eldarin Hands, Fingers & Numerals and Related Writings — Part Two" (edited by Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 48, December 2005, p. 25 (form: is-ta "to know")
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 156, (dated 4 November 1954)
  4. Helge Fauskanger, "Quenya Affixes" at Ardalambion (accessed 15 December 2011)