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Qenya 

mapa-

verb. to grasp, seize, to grasp, seize, [ᴱQ.] take; to ravish, seize and carry off forcibly

Derivations

  • ᴹ√MAP “lay hold of with hand, seize” ✧ Ety/MAP

Cognates

  • On. map- “to seize, take away by force” ✧ Ety/MAP
  • T. mapa- “to take hold of, grasp”

Element in

  • ᴺQ. aumapando “abductor, (lit.) away-seizer”

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴹ√MAP > mapa-[mapa-]✧ Ety/MAP