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athae (also athe) is a Sindarin word given no direct translation, except for what can be determined from its etymology.[1] It is related to words having to do with help, therefore it probably means *"helpful" or *"beneficial".

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson) pp. 49, 100, 148