minasse is a Quenya noun meaning "fort, city, with a citadel and central watch-tower"
It derives from root MIN "one" and contains the common ending -asse.
- ↑ Vinyar Tengwar, Number 42, July 2001 p.24
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies" p. 373