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  • Christopher Gilson wrote: > This rather nicely illustrates just a few of the multiple layers of > inspiration that were integrated in Qenya already when it was > documented in QL. It is fascinating to peel back some of those > layers and possibly glimpse what affected Tolkien during the years > before this, when we know he was already continually inventing based > on the many...
    Petri Tikka Sep 19, 2003
  • Christopher Gilson wrote: > Of course the difference could have contributed to Tolkien's > conception of early Q. with words beginning in _w_ and in > _v_, whether or not it reflects a distinction in the actual > history of Finnish. Which it does not. The use of both _w_ and _v_ to represent the same sound is only from cofusion of orthographies. Old Finnish spelling (before the...
    Petri Tikka Sep 13, 2003
  • ...that the word would have two, not just one, markers of verbality beside the meaning of the stem. Petri Tikka Helsinki, Finland kari.j.tikka@^$1 http://www.geocities.com/petristikka/ [Indeed, the cited examples of nasal infixion refer to the past tense. However, I was...
    Petri Tikka Mar 31, 2003
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  • ...of the same origin. There may or may not be other examples, but I am unable to find any. Namárie! Petri Tikka Helsinki, Finland kari.j.tikka@^$1 http://www.geocities.com/petristikka/
    Petri Tikka Mar 29, 2003
  • ...nuhuinenna_ 'under-shadow', showing _nu-_ 'under', right there in the very text in question (IX:246). CFH] Petri Tikka Helsinki, Finland kari.j.tikka@^$1 http://www.geocities.com/petristikka/
    Petri Tikka Mar 10, 2003
  • ...glued preposition, concidering it highly unlikely. For basis, see my previous posts on the subject . Petri Tikka Helsinki, Finland kari.j.tikka@^$1 http://www.geocities.com/petristikka/
    Petri Tikka Mar 9, 2003
  • ...name > that was not translated by Alboin. Yes, but it was translated into Old English. Mára mesta, Petri Tikka Helsinki, Finland kari.j.tikka@^$1 http://www.geocities.com/petristikka/
    Petri Tikka Mar 8, 2003
  • ...is known to have borrowed from Latin and Greek, internally or externally (of Tolkien's fiction). Petri Tikka Helsinki, Finland kari.j.tikka@^$1 http://www.geocities.com/petristikka/
    Petri Tikka Mar 7, 2003
  • Pavel Iosad tence: > Petri Tikka wrote: > > > another origin for _hr-_ might be _kr-_. > > I strongly doubt that. The first syllable of a KAR-initial stem > wouldn't suffer any kind of syncope in Quenya, since stress > was retracted exactly to the first syllable: Yes, there was probably no _kr-_ in PQ, or at later stages before Quenya. I mean possible loan words, since the cluster...
    Petri Tikka Mar 6, 2003
  • ...hypothetical) pronunciation of voiceless _r_ as voiceless is retained as its own grapheme by the Eldar. Petri Tikka Helsinki, Finland kari.j.tikka@^$2 http://www.geocities.com/petristikka/
    Petri Tikka Mar 5, 2003