Quenya 


make run, specially used of riding horses or other animals

norta- vb. (1) "make run, specially used of riding horses or other animals", onortanen rocco "I rode a horse", nortanen "I rode" (with ellipsis of object; the prefix o- must apparently be included if the animal one rides on is mentioned as a direct object) (PE17:168)

Sindarin 


verb. make run

_v. _make run, specially of riding horses or other animals. Q. norta-. >> nor-

Sindarin [(PE17 Sindarin Corpus) PE17:168] < NOR run (or leap: of animals, men, _etc._) + ?. Group: Parma Eldalamberon 17 Sindarin Corpus. Published by


verb. to make run, to make run, *ride; [G.] to send rolling [as a vehicle], speed


  • Q. norta- “to make run (specially used of riding horses or other animals), ride” ✧ PE17/168


  • NOR “run (or leap) of animals or men, run (or leap) of animals or men; [ᴹ√] run as of wheels, roll along, [ᴱ√] go smoothly, ride, spin” ✧ PE17/168

Phonetic Developments

NOR > northa-[norta-] > [nortʰa-] > [norθa-]✧ PE17/168
Sindarin [PE17/168] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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verb. to send rolling, speed


  • ᴱ√NORO “run, go smoothly, ride, spin”