... **Yes, we have. However, it does not necessarily rule out _-nde_ as being a counterpart of _-ndo_. For istance, we have _-o_ and we treat it like aMessage 1 of 22 , Jul 30, 2002View SourceDavid Kiltz wrote:
> >By the way, it is known that _-nde_ is a feminine counterpart of _-ndo_**Yes, we have. However, it does not necessarily rule out _-nde_
> >(see _Therinde_, PM:333).
> Yes, but we also have _melisse_ corresponding to _melindo_ [V:372, sub
as being a counterpart of _-ndo_. For istance, we have _-o_ and
we treat it like a counterpart of _-e_. Yet the feminine equivalent
of _tavaro_ "dryad" is given as _tavaril_ (LR:391, s.v. TAWAR).
Mi dissero che e quell'epoca per quindici giorni e quindici notti
i retori Gabundus e Terentius discussero sul vocativo di _ego_,
e infine vennero alle armi. (Umberto Eco, _Il nome della rosa_)
... Some additional evidence: In Carl Hostetter s presentation of linguistic notes excluded from The Shibboleth of Feanor as published in _The Peoples ofMessage 1 of 22 , Jul 31, 2002View SourceIn post #162 Hans wrote:
> A hypotheticalSome additional evidence:
> root *STIR ("brow"?) as an explanation for the attested names
> _Elestirne_ ("star-brow") and _Carnistir_ ("ruddy face"?) was
> discussed in the Tolklang messages 12.65 and 20.41. The latter became
> _Caranthir_ in Sindarin, as was to be expected.
In Carl Hostetter's presentation of linguistic notes excluded from
"The Shibboleth of Feanor" as published in _The Peoples of
Middle-earth_ (VT41:7-10), there is a group of notes on the
"Sindarizing" of the names of the sons of Feanor. These notes
include the following etymology of S. _Caranthir_:
"[In] Sindarin _carani-_ > _caran_ + _thîr_ face (< _stîrê_)
[?substituted] for Q. _car'ni-stîr(e)_. So _Caranthir_. [Marginal
-- Patrick Wynne