henta- vb. "to eye, to examine (with the eyes), scan; to read (silently)" (for "read aloud", et-henta is used). Forms cited: Aorist henta, present continuative hentëa, "aorist past" hentanë, perfect ehentanië. Gerund #hentië "reading", isolated from parmahentië "book reading" (PE17:77, 156).
verb. to eye, examine, read, scan
- ᴺS. henna- “to read”
Word Gloss hen “eye” -ta “causative verb suffix”
- hen-ta ✧ PE17/077
- henta ✧ PE17/077; PE17/114
to eye, to examine (with the eyes), scan; to read (silently)
et-henta vb. "read aloud" (PE17:77). Compare henta-.