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Vomentie

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'''vomentie''' is [[Telerin]] for "meeting (of two)", cognate of the [[Quenya]] ''[[omentië]]''
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'''vomentie''' is [[Telerin]] for "meeting (of two)", cognate of the [[Quenya]] ''[[omentie]]''.
  
It is only attested with a pronominal ending inflected for genitive: [[vomentienguo]] "of our meeting"<ref>[[War of the Jewels]] p. 407</ref>
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It is only attested with a pronominal ending inflected for genitive: [[vomentienguo]] "of our meeting".<ref>[[The War of the Jewels|War of the Jewels]] p. 407</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The word contains the prefix ''[[vó|vo-]]''; from this we can isolate ''mentie'', looks like the gerund of a verb *''menta-'', perhaps from the stem [[MEN]] "go" <ref>[[Vinyar Tengwar 39]]</ref>.  
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The word contains the prefix ''[[vó|vo-]]''.
  
A vo-ment-ie would then be a "together-go-ing", a going together: two parties meeting.
 
 
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Latest revision as of 09:44, 9 November 2012

vomentie is Telerin for "meeting (of two)", cognate of the Quenya omentie.

It is only attested with a pronominal ending inflected for genitive: vomentienguo "of our meeting".[1]

[edit] Etymology

The word contains the prefix vo-.

[edit] References

  1. War of the Jewels p. 407