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'''''-ndil, -nil, -dil''''' is a [[Quenya]] suffix added to names to indicate friendship, love, or devotion to an object, idea, grouping, course, occupation or spirit ([[Ainur]]) to which one is devoted for its own sake<ref>{{HM|L}}, [[Letter 386]]</ref>
 
'''''-ndil, -nil, -dil''''' is a [[Quenya]] suffix added to names to indicate friendship, love, or devotion to an object, idea, grouping, course, occupation or spirit ([[Ainur]]) to which one is devoted for its own sake<ref>{{HM|L}}, [[Letter 386]]</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
From the longer form -(n)dildo<ref>[[Vinyar Tengwar 46]] p.4</ref>, from [[root]] [[NIL]]/[[NDIL]].
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From the longer form -(n)dildo<ref>[[Vinyar Tengwar 46]] p.4</ref>, from [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[NIL]]/[[NDIL]].
  
 
''[[nildo]]'' means "friend".
 
''[[nildo]]'' means "friend".

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-ndil, -nil, -dil is a Quenya suffix added to names to indicate friendship, love, or devotion to an object, idea, grouping, course, occupation or spirit (Ainur) to which one is devoted for its own sake[1]

Etymology

From the longer form -(n)dildo[2], from Root NIL/NDIL.

nildo means "friend".

Examples

See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien, Humphrey Carpenter (ed.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 386
  2. Vinyar Tengwar 46 p.4