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Lanca

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'''lenca''' in [[Telerin]] means "sudden end, sharp edge (of a cliff, a corner or a building)"<ref>[[Vinyar Tengwar 42]] p. 8</ref>
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'''''lanca''''' is a [[Telerin]] word meaning "sharp edge (not of tools), sudden end, as in e.g. a cliff-edge, or the clean edge of things made by hand or built".<ref name=VT>{{VT|42a}}, p. 8</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Perhaps [[PQ]] *''(g)lankâ'', root (G)[[LAN]]
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*[[Sundocarme|Root]] (G)LAN ("rim, border, boundary, limit")<ref name=VT/>
 
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Revision as of 21:51, 2 April 2012

lanca is a Telerin word meaning "sharp edge (not of tools), sudden end, as in e.g. a cliff-edge, or the clean edge of things made by hand or built".[1]

Etymology

  • Root (G)LAN ("rim, border, boundary, limit")[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Rivers and Beacon-hills of Gondor" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 42, July 2001, p. 8