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Men (Elvish)

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==See also==
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*''[[menta]]''
 
==Other versions==
 
==Other versions==
 
Tolkien first noted the verb as ''ten'', before mending the first consonant.
 
Tolkien first noted the verb as ''ten'', before mending the first consonant.

Revision as of 13:28, 3 January 2010

men is a Quenya word that means

  1. (noun) way, place, spot[1]
  2. (verb) to go (as far as), arrive[2]

Etymology

PQ root MEN

Other forms

  • mene (aorist) "goes"
    • menin (aorist) "I go"
  • ména (present) "is coming to an end"
  • menne (past + locative) "arrived, reached"
  • menuva (future) will arrive
  • eménie (perfect) "has just arrived"

Examples

See also

Other versions

Tolkien first noted the verb as ten, before mending the first consonant.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, The Etymologies
  2. Vinyar Tengwar 47 p.11
  3. Parma Eldalamberon 17 p.166