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Gloss of the hour

marta-

verb. to chance

Derivations

Cognates

  • G. brith- “to chance” ✧ QL/063

Phonetic Developments

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ᴱ√M(B)ṚTṚ > marta-[mṛta-] > [marta-]✧ QL/063
Early Quenya [QL/063] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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Uglúk u bagronk sha pushdug Saruman-glob búbhosh skai

One of the few examples of the horrid Black Speech.

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