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(d. mát pl. máli[1]) is a Quenya word meaning "hand".

[edit] Etymology

PQ *maȝ, root MAȜ[2]

[edit] Other forms

  • máryat: his/her two hands
  • mannar: into hands[3]
  • mánta: their hand
    • mántat: their hands[4]

[edit] Examples

"ve fanyar máryat Elentári ortanë ('has uplifted her hands like clouds')"
Namárië

[edit] See also


[edit] References

  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, p. 6
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, The Etymologies
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Firiel's Song
  4. 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. 161