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ᴹQ. rakkalepta adj. “*claw-fingered” (Category: Nail, Claw)

ᴹQ. raccalepta, adj. “*claw-fingered” (Category: Nail, Claw)

A word appearing in Lord of the Rings drafts as part of Treebeard’s description of orcs (SD/68), likely the equivalent of English “claw-fingered” from the finished text (LotR/979), a combination of (otherwise unattested) rakka “claw” and lepta “finger”.

Reference ✧ SD/68 ✧ “*claw-fingered”


#rakka “*claw” ✧ SD/68 (#rakka)
#lepta “*fingered” ✧ SD/68 (#lepta)