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tata (Elvish)

This article is about the Elvish word. For the Elf, see Tata.

tata is the Telerin number "two".[1]


[edit] Etymology

The Roots for "two" have been AT-AT, ATTA and other variants. The Common Eldarin ancestor was atáta.

According to the legend of Cuivienyarna, the word perhaps derives from the name Tata.[2]

[edit] Cognates

[edit] See also


  1. Vinyar Tengwar 42 p.26-27
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar", p. 421