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Kwāra

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'''''kwāră''''' is a [[Primitive Quendian]] word for "fist of hand".<ref name=PM>{{PM|Dwarves}}, p. 318 (note 7)</ref><ref name=VT>{{VT|47a}}, pp. 8, 22 (note 21)</ref>
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'''''kwāră''''' (alternative form '''''kwārē''''')  is a [[Primitive Quendian]] word for "fist of hand".<ref name=PM>{{PM|Dwarves}}, p. 318 (note 7)</ref><ref name=VT>{{VT|47a}}, pp. 8, 22 (note 21)</ref><ref name=PE17>{{PE|17}}, pp. 42, 158</ref>
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
The word derives from [[Sundocarme|root]] [[KWAR]].<ref name=PM/><ref name=VT/>
 
The word derives from [[Sundocarme|root]] [[KWAR]].<ref name=PM/><ref name=VT/>

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kwāră (alternative form kwārē) is a Primitive Quendian word for "fist of hand".[1][2][3]

Etymology

The word derives from root KWAR.[1][2]

Derivatives

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "Of Dwarves and Men", p. 318 (note 7)
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Eldarin Hands, Fingers & Numerals and Related Writings — Part One" (edited by Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 47, February 2005, pp. 8, 22 (note 21)
  3. 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), pp. 42, 158