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orta in Quenya is the verb for "rise” and “raise, lift up"

Etymology

PQ *ortâ from Root ORO[1]

Other forms

  • Past ortane "raised"[2]

See also

Inspiration

In Latin the verb for "rise up" is orior. Orta is feminine for "she who is raised".

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, The Etymologies
  2. Parma Eldalamberon 17