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palta is a Quenya and Telerin verb meaning "feel with the hand, pass the sensitive palm (plata) over a surface: feel with the hand"[1].

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Primitive Elvish pal'tâ Root PAL

palta is a Quenya word meaning "flat of the hand, the hand held upwards or forwards, flat and tensed (with fingers and thumb closed or spread)"[1]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

It derives from Primitive Elvish paláta Root PAL

Cognates[edit | edit source]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Vinyar Tengwar, Number 47, February 2005