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'''ocamnar''' is a [[Quenya]] word meaning "diphthong".<ref>[[Vinyar Tengwar 44]]</ref>
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'''''ocamnar''''' is a [[Quenya]] word meaning "diphthong".<ref>[[Vinyar Tengwar 44]]</ref>
  
 
It is not know if it is the singular or the plural. If it is the plural, the singular is *''ocamna''. If it is the singular, the plural would be *''ocamnari''
 
It is not know if it is the singular or the plural. If it is the plural, the singular is *''ocamna''. If it is the singular, the plural would be *''ocamnari''
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
The word comes from a possible the [[PQ]] [[Sundocarmë|Root]] *KAM and contains the prefix ''[[o-]]''
 
The word comes from a possible the [[PQ]] [[Sundocarmë|Root]] *KAM and contains the prefix ''[[o-]]''
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*''[[ohlon]]''
 
*''[[ohlon]]''
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==Other versions==
 
==Other versions==
An earlier version of the word is ''osamnar/samnar'' from a root [[SAM]]. Since [[Tolkien]] updated the word, that root would also retroactively be *KAM
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An earlier version of the word is ''osamnar/samnar'' from a root [[SAM]].<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, '''SAM'''</ref> Since [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] updated the word, that root would also retroactively be *KAM
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Revision as of 22:38, 2 November 2012

ocamnar is a Quenya word meaning "diphthong".[1]

It is not know if it is the singular or the plural. If it is the plural, the singular is *ocamna. If it is the singular, the plural would be *ocamnari

Etymology

The word comes from a possible the PQ Root *KAM and contains the prefix o-

See also

Other versions

An earlier version of the word is osamnar/samnar from a root SAM.[2] Since Tolkien updated the word, that root would also retroactively be *KAM

References

  1. Vinyar Tengwar 44
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", SAM