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Plata

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'''plata''' is a [[Telerin]] word meaning "flat of the hand, the hand held upwards or forwards, flat and tensed (with fingers and thumb closed or spread)"<ref>[[Vinyar Tengwar 47]] p.8-9</ref>
 
'''plata''' is a [[Telerin]] word meaning "flat of the hand, the hand held upwards or forwards, flat and tensed (with fingers and thumb closed or spread)"<ref>[[Vinyar Tengwar 47]] p.8-9</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==

Revision as of 10:33, 28 August 2009

plata is a Telerin word meaning "flat of the hand, the hand held upwards or forwards, flat and tensed (with fingers and thumb closed or spread)"[1]

Etymology

It derives from Primitive Elvish paláta root PAL

Cognates

Other versions

palata appears as is a struck out form of the word in Tolkien's notes.

References

  1. Vinyar Tengwar 47 p.8-9