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pār

pār is the Telerin word for "fist" (mainly the hand using a tool, not punching).[1][2]

[edit] Etymology

The word is a descendant form of Primitive Quendian kwāră, deriving from root KWAR.[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "Of Dwarves and Men", p. 318 (note 7)
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Eldarin Hands, Fingers & Numerals and Related Writings — Part One" (edited by Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 47, February 2005, pp. 8, 22 (note 21)