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4325Re: [elfscript] Re: Help with some words...

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  • Dave
    Nov 1 7:28 AM
      Arden R. Smith wrote:

      > On Oct 31, 2004, at 8:40 PM, hisilome wrote:
      > > Did he really? I'm just curious why "Son of Middle-earth" would have
      > > genitive plural instead of singular (*Endoro/*Endoreo), or is
      > > Middle-earth somehow to be considered a plural noun?
      > > Any rationalization?
      > This _-ion_ is not the genitive plural suffix. It's the patronymic
      > suffix, derived from YÔ, YON- 'son' in the Etymologies.

      Thanks, that also explains the "son" in the phrase...


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