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-inqua

-inqua is a Quenya adjectival ending, seen in alcarinqua "glorious"[1] from alcar "glory". Etymologically, -inqua means "-full", like "glory-full" in this case.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar", p. 412