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


PQ *ortâ from Root ORO[1]

Other forms

  • Past ortane "raised"[2]

See also


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


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