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Peth

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'''Peth''' is the [[Sindarin]] word for "word".
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'''Peth''' is the [[Sindarin]] word for "word".<ref name="Etymology">{{LR|Etymologies}}, [[KWE|KWET]]</ref>
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Possible [[Old Sindarin]] *''pettha'' ([[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[KWETE]])
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Possible [[Old Sindarin]] *''pettha'' ([[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[KWETE]])<ref name="Etymology"/>
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==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
* ''[[Malbeth]]'', where perhaps is used in the agentive sense, "speaker".
 
* ''[[Malbeth]]'', where perhaps is used in the agentive sense, "speaker".
 
*''[[athrabeth]]''
 
*''[[athrabeth]]''
*''[[lasta-|lasto]] '''beth''' [[lam]]men'' "Hear the '''word''' of my tongue"
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*''[[lasta-|lasto]] '''beth''' [[lam]]men'' "Hear the '''word''' of my tongue"<ref>{{FR|II4}}</ref>
  
 
==Cognates==
 
==Cognates==
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*[[Adûnaic]] ''[[bêth]]'' (obviously a loanword)
 
*[[Adûnaic]] ''[[bêth]]'' (obviously a loanword)
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[[Category:Sindarin words]]
 
[[Category:Sindarin words]]

Revision as of 07:00, 29 July 2012

Peth is the Sindarin word for "word".[1]

Etymology

Possible Old Sindarin *pettha (Root KWETE)[1]

Examples

Cognates

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", KWET
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Journey in the Dark"