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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)"[1]


It derives from Primitive Elvish paláta root PAL


Other versions

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


  1. Vinyar Tengwar 47 p.8-9