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507Re: S. _agor_ 'made, did' and the Sindarin past tense

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  • Carl F. Hostetter
    Oct 28, 2003
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      On Oct 28, 2003, at 7:02 AM, Carl Hostetter wrote:

      > it's _possible_ that the 1 sg. of S _agor_ (sc., at the point at which
      > Tolkie[n] wrote that form and figure in _Quendi and Eldar_ -- at any
      > other time, all bets are off) could have been *_agoren_. But I would
      > say it could also have been *_agoran_.

      Or even *_agoron_, of course (depending on whether the stem-vowel *_-a_
      was or was not lengthened before the 1 sg. ending).

      Carl F. Hostetter Aelfwine@... http://www.elvish.org

      ho bios brachys, he de techne makre.
      Ars longa, vita brevis.
      The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.
      "I wish life was not so short," he thought. "Languages take such
      a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about."
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