Q. Mettanyë pn. “?I End”

Q. Mettanyë, pn. “?I End”

Section title of a late version of the poem, “The Trees of Kortirion” (LT1/43). The initial element of the name seems to be metta “end”. Its final element may be the 1st person pronominal suffix -n(yë). If so, metta- here might be used as a verb and the full the word might mean “*I End”.

References ✧ LT1/43; LT1I


metta “ending, end”
-n(yë) “I”