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RAK is an Elvish root signifying "stretch out, reach".[1]

[edit] Derivatives

  • Primitive Quendian *ranku
    • Qenya ranko (plural ranqi; "arm")
    • Old Noldorin ranko (plural rankui)
      • Noldorin rhanc (plural rhenc, archaic plural rhengy; "arm")
  • Primitive Quendian *rakmē ("fathom")
    • Qenya rangwe
    • Old Noldorin ragme
      • Noldorin rhaew[1]

[edit] External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 382 (RAK-)