Ad. katha adj. “all” (Category: All, Every)

Ad. katha adj. “all” (Category: All, Every)
A word translated “all” in the Lament of Akallabêth (SD/288, VT24/12). This word appeared in the form kâtha in the final typescript version of the Lament (SD/247), but in all other instances appeared as katha. If the final typescript is later than the final manuscript, kâtha may be its final form, but I believe that the manuscript was later, and katha better matches its appearance as an element in kathuphazgân “conqueror” (SD/429). This last example is interesting in that it is an example of an adjective declined into the objective case.

References ✧ SD/247, 288, 312, 429; VT24/12




kātha no-agreement “all” ✧ SD/247
#kathu objective; adjective-in-objective   ✧ SD/429
kathī plural; draft “all” ✧ SD/312

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