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Q. maita adj. “hungry” (Category: Hunger)

Q. maita, adj. “hungry” (Category: Hunger)
ᴱQ. saita- “to be hungry (impersonal)”
ᴱQ. saya- “to be hungry”

An adjective for “hungry” in notes from around 1960 derived from the root √MAT “eat” via i-infixion (VT39/11), which produced a small class of desiderative words in Quenya, as in “desiring to eat”.

Reference ✧ VT39/11 ✧ “hungry”


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Phonetic Developments

MAT > maita [maita] ✧ VT39/11