From Tolkien Gateway

etta is a Quenya conjunction meaning "therefore".[1]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Perhaps from et and ta. In this case, the possible literal meaning is *"out of which".

See also[edit | edit source]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Eldarin Hands, Fingers & Numerals and Related Writings — Part Three" (edited by Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 49, June 2007, p. 12