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tâl (pl. teil) means "foot" in Noldorin.[1][2][3]



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  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 390
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull, J.R.R. Tolkien: Artist & Illustrator, pp. 92, 150 (note 6)
  3. Rhona Beare, "Conjectures on the Origin of Quenya", in Parma Eldalamberon, issue 6
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, "An Unexpected Party" (translation by Gandalf of the Old English runes on the map)
  5. Thrór's map inscription at (accessed 27 June 2011)