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Although the basic etymology of ''asta'' seems to be ‘part, division’ [‍{{VT|42}}, pp. 20, 30; {{VT|48}}, p. 11], its use in calendars and chronology is attested only for the months of the [[King's Reckoning|Númenórean calendar]], 12 to a year, and not for the divisions of the Eldarin year, as seen in the [[Reckoning of Rivendell|Calendar of Imladris]], into 6 “periods that might be regarded either as long months or short seasons” [‍{{App|D}}]. Therefor I feel it is inappropriate to use ''astar'' to designate the ‘long months’/‘short seasons’ of the Calendar of Imladris in opposition to the Númenórean months. I have therefor removed this usage. — [[User:Mithrennaith|Mithrennaith]] 01:45, 30 June 2011 (UTC)
 
Although the basic etymology of ''asta'' seems to be ‘part, division’ [‍{{VT|42}}, pp. 20, 30; {{VT|48}}, p. 11], its use in calendars and chronology is attested only for the months of the [[King's Reckoning|Númenórean calendar]], 12 to a year, and not for the divisions of the Eldarin year, as seen in the [[Reckoning of Rivendell|Calendar of Imladris]], into 6 “periods that might be regarded either as long months or short seasons” [‍{{App|D}}]. Therefor I feel it is inappropriate to use ''astar'' to designate the ‘long months’/‘short seasons’ of the Calendar of Imladris in opposition to the Númenórean months. I have therefor removed this usage. — [[User:Mithrennaith|Mithrennaith]] 01:45, 30 June 2011 (UTC)
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:That's right. I am going to rename the Numenorean months as ''astar'' then. [[User:Sage|Sage]] 12:05, 30 June 2011 (UTC)

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Although the basic etymology of asta seems to be ‘part, division’ [‍Vinyar Tengwar, Number 42, July 2001, pp. 20, 30; Vinyar Tengwar, Number 48, December 2005, p. 11], its use in calendars and chronology is attested only for the months of the Númenórean calendar, 12 to a year, and not for the divisions of the Eldarin year, as seen in the Calendar of Imladris, into 6 “periods that might be regarded either as long months or short seasons” [‍J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D]. Therefor I feel it is inappropriate to use astar to designate the ‘long months’/‘short seasons’ of the Calendar of Imladris in opposition to the Númenórean months. I have therefor removed this usage. — Mithrennaith 01:45, 30 June 2011 (UTC)

That's right. I am going to rename the Numenorean months as astar then. Sage 12:05, 30 June 2011 (UTC)