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635Re: [Lambengolmor] Re: Q _kiryassea_ adj?

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  • Jerome Colburn
    Feb 17 11:08 PM
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      At 11:44 PM 2/16/04 +0000, pkmarmor wrote:

      >Carl commented -
      > >
      > > We do however have an explicit statement from Tolkien regarding
      > > this phenomenon in general in "Early Qenya": "Adjective[s] may be
      > > freely used as nouns..."
      >
      >Compare the (?late) Quenya example in XI:367 "... the adj.
      >_onóna_ 'twin-born', also used as a noun 'one of a pair of
      >twins'."

      And _Apanónar_ "Afterborn," _Firyar_ "Mortals", _Fírimar_ "those apt to
      die" WJ:387. Much earlier, _Engwar_ "the Sickly" LR:245.

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