Vivien, Thank you. I guess this shows that I m not much of an expert of Elvish either. Wendell In a message dated 9/5/2012 6:42:04 A.M. Eastern DaylightMessage 1 of 3 , Sep 5, 2012View SourceVivien,Thank you. I guess this shows that I'm not much of an expert of Elvish either.WendellIn a message dated 9/5/2012 6:42:04 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, drussy@... writes:
In fact, the word Tolkiendil (friend of Tolkien) is based on the quenya root -(n)dil=friend. The French Tolkien society have used it as its name but we are all Tolkiendili, friends of Tolkien.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, WendellWag@... wrote:
> Why is the French Tolkien society called Tolkiendil? Why in one comment
> in the blog linked to in Andrew Higgins' post does someone (who apparently
> speaks French) use the word "Tolkiendil" to mean something like "fan of
> Tolkien"? I don't know of a suffix "-dil" in French, but I admit I'm no expert.
> Wendell Wagner