Post 8CWGz9jTbQr

Tamas Ferencz Sep 02, 2014 (00:33)


PE21 gives a few words that can be of interest to the (Neo)Quenya enthusiast. We get sorasta 'equipment', clearly a collective noun, pointing to *sora? Tool, implement?
We also have khollõ (I don't have the appropriate diacritics on tablet) > *hollo 'cock', kholjē > *holye 'hen', pollô > *pollo 'ram'

Tamas Ferencz Sep 02, 2014 (13:14)

Looking up the etymology of 'equipment' just realized that it comes from ON skip 'ship'. So Tolkien's kiryava sorasta is really 'a ship's ship-fittings'. Funny.