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Maika

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Latest revision as of 20:57, 19 October 2012

maika is a Quenya word meaning "sharp, piercing",[1] or "blade of a cutting tool or weapon, especially sword-blade".[2]

[edit] Etymology

  • Root MAK ("cut, hew with a sharp edge")[2]

[edit] See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "From Quendi and Eldar, Appendix D" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 39, July 1998, p. 11