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'''ocamnar''' is a [[Quenya]] word meaning "diphthong".<ref>[[Vinyar Tengwar 44]]</ref>
 
'''ocamnar''' is a [[Quenya]] word meaning "diphthong".<ref>[[Vinyar Tengwar 44]]</ref>
  

Revision as of 10:34, 2 December 2009

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. Since Tolkien updated the word, that root would also retroactively be *KAM

References

  1. Vinyar Tengwar 44