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-o (pl. -ion and -ron) is the Quenya and Telerin[1] element that marks the genitive of nouns.

It is derived from the element HO "from" used as an enclitic and eventually as a suffix.

[edit] See also

  • Oromëo
  • Elenna-nórëo
  • Rithil-Anamo
  • Rúmilo
  • Lestanórëo


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar", p. 369