Q. Parmaitë m. “*Book Handy”

Q. Parmaitë, m. “*Book Handy”

Another name of Tar-Elendil, so called because he made many books with his own hand (UT/219). This name seems to be a compound parma “book” and maitë “handy, handed”.

References ✧ UT/219; UTI


parma “book, writing, composition, written document of some size” ✧ UTI/Parmaitë
maitë “handy, skillful; having a hand, handed; shapely” ✧ UTI/Parmaitë