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half

half is a Noldorin word meaning "seashell".[1]

[edit] Etymology

Derived from Primitive Quendian syalmā, root SYAL-.[1]

[edit] Cognates

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 389