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Men (Elvish)

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{{youmay|men, an [[Elvish]] word|the race of [[Men]]}}
'''men''' is an [[Elvish]] word that means
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==Quenya==
  
#(noun) way, place, spot<ref>{{HM|LR}}, ''[[The Etymologies]]''</ref>
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'''''men''''' is a [[Quenya]] word meaning "place, spot".<ref name=Ety>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 372</ref>
#(verb) to go (as far as), arrive<ref>{{VT|47}}, p.11</ref>
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==Etymology==
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===Etymology===
[[PQ]] [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[MEN]]
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*[[Sundocarme|Root]] [[MEN#Other versions|MEN]]<ref name=Ety/>
==Other forms==
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===See also===
*''mene'' (aorist) "goes"
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*''[[mene]]'' (aorist) "goes"
**''menin'' (aorist) "I go"
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*''ména'' (present) "is coming to an end"
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*''menne'' (past + locative) "arrived, reached"
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*''menuva'' (future) ''will arrive''
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*''eménie'' (perfect) "has just arrived"
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==Examples==
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*''[[nanwen]]'' "return"<ref>{{PE|17}}, p.166</ref>
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*''[[omentie]]/[[vomentie]]''
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*''[[Cemen]]''
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*''[[Ilmen]]
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*''[[Númen]]/[[Formen]]/[[Rómen]]/[[Hyarmen]]
 
*''[[Númen]]/[[Formen]]/[[Rómen]]/[[Hyarmen]]
*''[[Menel]] (both Quenya and Sindarin)
 
  
*[[Men-i-Naugrim]] ([[Sindarin]])
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==Sindarin==
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'''''men''''' is a [[Sindarin]] word meaning "way, road".<ref>{{UT|7}}, note 14</ref><ref>{{UT|Index}}</ref>
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===Examples===
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*''[[Men-i-Naugrim]]''
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==Elvish==
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'''''men''''' is an [[Elvish]] (no language given)<ref group=note>''men'' could perhaps be related to the root [[MEN]].</ref> word meaning "direction, region".<ref>{{RGEO|Notes}}, p. 72</ref>
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===Derivatives===
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*''[[Menel]]''
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==See also==
 
==See also==
*''[[menta]]''
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*''[[nanwen]]'' "return"
==Other versions==
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Tolkien first noted the verb as ''ten'', before mending the first consonant.
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Contents

Quenya

men is a Quenya word meaning "place, spot".[1]

Etymology

See also

Sindarin

men is a Sindarin word meaning "way, road".[2][3]

Examples

Elvish

men is an Elvish (no language given)[note 1] word meaning "direction, region".[4]

Derivatives

See also

Notes

  1. men could perhaps be related to the root MEN.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 372
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Disaster of the Gladden Fields", note 14
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, Index
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Notes and Translations", in The Road Goes Ever On (J.R.R. Tolkien, Donald Swann), p. 72