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Ailin

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In the [[The Etymologies|''Etymologies'']], ''ailin'' is conceived as deriving from [[Primitive Quendian]] ''ai-lin-'', derived from [[Sundocarme|root]] [[AY]].<ref name=Ety/> In a later conception, the word is said to have "originally contained [[AYA(R)|√AYA(R)]] + ''lin''" (cf. [[LINI]]).<ref name=PE/>
 
In the [[The Etymologies|''Etymologies'']], ''ailin'' is conceived as deriving from [[Primitive Quendian]] ''ai-lin-'', derived from [[Sundocarme|root]] [[AY]].<ref name=Ety/> In a later conception, the word is said to have "originally contained [[AYA(R)|√AYA(R)]] + ''lin''" (cf. [[LINI]]).<ref name=PE/>
 
==Example==
 
==Example==
*''[[Luvailin]]'' = "Mirrormere"
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*''[[Luvailin|Luv'''ailin''']]'' = "Shadowmere"
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*''[[Ailinel|'''Ailin'''el]]'' = "Lake-woman"
 
==Cognates==
 
==Cognates==
 
*''[[oel]]''<ref name=Ety/>
 
*''[[oel]]''<ref name=Ety/>

Latest revision as of 16:35, 4 December 2019

ailin means "pool, lake"[1] or "large lake"[2] in Quenya.

[edit] Etymology

In the Etymologies, ailin is conceived as deriving from Primitive Quendian ai-lin-, derived from root AY.[1] In a later conception, the word is said to have "originally contained √AYA(R) + lin" (cf. LINI).[2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 349
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings: Eldarin Roots and Stems", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 160