Re: [quenya] Yet another variant :)
- --- earweniel <airinearisse@...> wrote:
> I suggest that the plural of "friend" would ratherErm, it's not "some Quenya experts" who think that but
> be "malonyar"
> (or "nildonyar" or any other synonym) then
> "malorinyar", as some
> experts of Quenya think we should put plural ending
> after the
> posessive one.
attested material points to this, like _hildinyar_ "my
heirs" in Elendil's oath or _Ãºcaremmar_ in
But as you know, there are always
> several opinions onIf you can show us any examples in Tolkien's text that
> every quenya rule, so this is not a strictly correct
show the contrary...
> we change theThis is not true. Nouns ending in -e also have their
> final "e" to "i" only with adjectives).
plurals in -i (_fairi_, _tauri_, _lassi_ to cite a few
examples), although there may be exceptions (_maller_
comes to mind ATM).
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> go, hehe, i think both mine and the original text (along with nowYeah, those elves definitely have an image of rather disdainful guys,
> yours) would have been understandable to a £rd age elf (though they
> may have been quite disdainful about this broken form of elvish)
whichever book about them you read ;) But maybe if we people lived so
long and knew so much, we would acquire quite the same streak..
However, I think they would rather be pleased with all that huge
amount of work people have done and continue to do in order to
reconstruct Quenya from so few material we are left with!
> (anyway,Oups, you are quite right! Here you see what makes a half of a year
> > we change the
> > final "e" to "i" only with adjectives).
> This is not true. Nouns ending in -e also have their
> plurals in -i (_fairi_, _tauri_, _lassi_ to cite a few
> examples), although there may be exceptions (_maller_
> comes to mind ATM).
without practice and revising - the knowledge flows out of my head and
I'll soon be left with nothing but "Elen sila lumenn'omentielvo" :))
(I know that there are long vowels, it's just a long story to type
them on my comp)