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'''Quárë''' is the [[Quenya]] word for ''fist''.
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'''''quár''''' is a [[Quenya]] word meaning "fist", as in a hand clenched around a tool or implement.<ref name=PM>{{PM|Dwarves}}, p. 318 (note 7)</ref><ref name=VT>{{VT|47a}}, pp. 8, 22 (note 21)</ref>
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[[Helge Kåre Fauskanger|Helge Fauskanger]] has suggested the [[Neo-Elvish|Neo-Quenya]] form ''quárë''.<ref>[[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]], "[http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/eng-quen.rtf English-Quenya Wordlist (Quettaparma Quenyanna)]" at [http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/ Ardalambion] (accessed 25 June 2011)</ref>
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
From [[Primitive Quendian]] ''[[kwâra]]'' [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[KWAR]]<ref>{{HM|PM}} p.318</ref><ref>{{HM|LR}}, [[The Etymologies|Etymologies]] p.366</ref>
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The word ''quár'' is a descendant form of [[Primitive Quendian]] ''[[kwāra|kwāră]]'', deriving from root [[KWAR]].<ref name=PM/><ref name=VT/>
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==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
* ''[[Telperinquar]]''
 
* ''[[Telperinquar]]''
 
==Cognates==
 
==Cognates==
 
*[[Sindarin]]: ''[[paur]]'' (see also ''[[drambor]]'')
 
*[[Sindarin]]: ''[[paur]]'' (see also ''[[drambor]]'')
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*[[Telerin]]: ''[[pār]]''
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==Other versions==
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A rejected form of the word was ''quáre'' (changed by Tolkien to ''quár'').<ref name=VT/>
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In the ''[[The Etymologies|Etymologies]]'' appears the forms ''qár'' ("hand"; ?pl. ''qari''), and ''qáre'' ("fist"), deriving from root [[KWAR#Other versions|KWAR]] ("clutching hand, fist").<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 366</ref>
  
 
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quár is a Quenya word meaning "fist", as in a hand clenched around a tool or implement.[1][2]

Helge Fauskanger has suggested the Neo-Quenya form quárë.[3]

Etymology

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

Examples

Cognates

Other versions

A rejected form of the word was quáre (changed by Tolkien to quár).[2]

In the Etymologies appears the forms qár ("hand"; ?pl. qari), and qáre ("fist"), deriving from root KWAR ("clutching hand, fist").[4]

References

  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 2.2 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)
  3. Helge Kåre Fauskanger, "English-Quenya Wordlist (Quettaparma Quenyanna)" at Ardalambion (accessed 25 June 2011)
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 366