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1060Re: Quenya perfect active participle

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  • Hans Georg Lundahl
    Aug 14, 2008
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      I have another kind of clue, Thorsten.

      Tolkien was a fan of Nordic languages, he may well have made a calque of the procedure where past participles like "g´┐Żngen, kommen" are "active" = intransitive, because the verb is intransitive and as such cannot have a personal passive.

      But if anyone with access to the original note has more to say, so be it.

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      Hans
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