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1150"_Navaer_" (was Re: could you give me some advice)

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  • Carl F. Hostetter
    Oct 21, 2003
      On Oct 21, 2003, at 10:02 PM, faer_edhel24816 wrote:

      > I am more than happy to be corrected but not in the manner you did.
      > It is very important (particularly to new people) to post correct
      > information.


      > Navaer(Sind) is farwell in Sindarin.


      > I resepectfully suggest that in future should you find such a thing
      > again, gently point out the error to the person concerned

      Then I'll gently point out that "Navaer" is in fact _not_ a Sindarin
      word. Strictly speaking, it is a secondary invention coined on
      far-from-certain phonological grounds as a cognate of the attested
      Quenya parting wish, _namárie_ 'farewell'.

      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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