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Qenya 


noun. construction, building

A noun in The Etymologies of the 1930s derived from ᴹ✶atakwē “construction, building” under the root ᴹ√TAK “fix, make fast” (Ety/TAK). See the entry for its cognate N. adab or a discussion of earlier related forms.


  • N. adab “building, house” ✧ Ety/TAK


  • ᴹ✶atakwē “construction, building” ✧ Ety/TAK
    • ᴹ√TAK “fix, make fast, make” ✧ Ety/TAK

Phonetic Developments

ᴹ✶atakwē > ataqe[atakwē] > [atakwe]✧ Ety/TAK