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ᴱ√PETE root. “*knock, hammer”

⚠️ᴱ√PETE root. “*knock, hammer”
TAM “construct; [ᴹ√] knock, [ᴱ√] beat; smelt, forge”
ᴹ√(N)DAM “hammer, beat”

An unglossed root in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s with derivatives like ᴱQ. penta “nose, beak (probably of such birds as woodpeckers)”, ᴱQ. pete- “knock, strike”, and ᴱQ. petl “hammer” (QL/73). Later nose, knock and hammer words were derived from other roots.

References ✧ QL/72-73