From Tolkien Gateway

ekka means "hole" in Quenya.[1]

Petri Tikka has suggested the spelling ecca, to conform with the standard used in The Lord of the Rings.[2]

Cognates[edit | edit source]


  1. 1.0 1.1 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), p. 188
  2. Petri Tikka, "Quenya words in Parma Eldalambaron 17" at Men Eldalambínen (accessed 4 December 2011)