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plata

plata is a Telerin word meaning "flat of the hand, the hand held upwards or forwards, flat and tensed (with fingers and thumb closed or spread)"[1]

[edit] Etymology

It derives from Primitive Elvish paláta Root PAL

[edit] Cognates

[edit] Other versions

palata appears as is a struck out form of the word in Tolkien's notes.

[edit] References

  1. Vinyar Tengwar, Number 47, February 2005, p.8-9