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-nya

-nya is a pronominal Quenya suffix, 1st person singular possessive, "my"[source?]} (e.g. tatanya = "my father").[1] This ending seems to prefer i as its connecting vowel where one its needed, cf. Anarinya "my sun",[2] so also in hildinyar.[source?]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Aldarion and Erendis: The Mariner's Wife"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, p. 72