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-nwe

-nwe is Quenya suffix that has two meanings.

[edit] -nwe1

It is equivalent to the English suffix -ness. This can be seen in Manwe ("blessedness") and Voronwe ("steadfastness").[1]

[edit] -nwe2

It is a dual exclusive pronoun suffix meaning "we, both of us".[2][examples needed]

References

  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.189
  2. 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.57