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man hlaruva rávëa súrë?

Who shall hear the wind roaring?

The fourteenth line of the Markirya poem (MC/222). The first word is man “who” followed the future tense of the verb hlar- “to hear”. The object of the phrase is the noun súrë “wind”, preceded by the adjective rávëa “roaring”.

Decomposition: Broken into its constituent elements, this phrase would be:

> man hlar-uva rávëa súrë = “✱who hear-(future) roaring wind”

Element in


man“who, who; [ᴹQ.] what”
hlar-“to hear”
súrë“wind, breeze”


  • Man hlaruva rávëa súre ✧ MC/222