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'''''omentie''''' is a [[Quenya]] word meaning "meeting".<ref name=PE17>{{PE|17}}, p. 13</ref>
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'''''omentie''''' is a [[Quenya]] word meaning "meeting (of pathways)".<ref name=PE17>{{PE|17}}, p. 13</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
  
*''[[Ó-|o-]]'' ("together") + ''[[mentië]]'' ("passage, journey")<ref name=PE17/><ref>{{WJ|Quendi}}, p. 367</ref>
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*''[[Ó-|o-]]'' ("together") + ''[[mentië]]'' ("passage, journey")<ref name=PE17/><ref name=Quendi>{{WJ|Quendi}}, p. 367</ref>
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==Forms==
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*'''''omentielvo''''' ("our meeting")<ref name=PE17/><ref name=Quendi/><ref group=note>In the first edition of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', and in [[Letter 205|an early letter]], Tolkien used the form ''omentielmo'' (amended to ''omentielvo'' in the second edition).</ref>
  
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==
  
*"''[[Elen]] [[síla]] [[lúme|lúmenn']] [[omentielvo|'''omentie'''lvo]]''" ("a star shines on the hour of our meeting")<ref>{{FR|Three}}</ref>
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*"''[[Elen]] [[Sil|síla]] [[lúme|lúmenn']] '''omentielvo'''''" ("a star shines on the hour of '''our meeting'''")<ref>{{FR|Three}}</ref>
  
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[[Category:Quenya nouns]]
 
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Revision as of 20:46, 19 October 2012

omentie is a Quenya word meaning "meeting (of pathways)".[1]

Etymology

Forms

Examples

Notes

  1. In the first edition of The Lord of the Rings, and in an early letter, Tolkien used the form omentielmo (amended to omentielvo in the second edition).

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 13
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar", p. 367
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Three is Company"