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'''aipen''' in [[Telerin]] means "if anybody, whoever" <ref>{{HM|WJ}} p.375</ref>.  
 
'''aipen''' in [[Telerin]] means "if anybody, whoever" <ref>{{HM|WJ}} p.375</ref>.  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
This word is one of the few old compounds<ref>{{HM|WJ}} p.362</ref>
 
This word is one of the few old compounds<ref>{{HM|WJ}} p.362</ref>
  
It includes the element ''[[pen]]'' "person". The prefix ai- would seem to mean something like "any-", hence literally *"any person"
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It includes the element ''[[pen]]'' "person". The prefix ''[[ai-]]'' would seem to mean something like "any-", hence literally *"any person"
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==Cognates==
 
==Cognates==
 
*[[Quenya]] ''[[aiquen]]''
 
*[[Quenya]] ''[[aiquen]]''
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*''[[arpen]]''
 
*''[[arpen]]''
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*''[[ilpen]]''
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Latest revision as of 09:37, 9 November 2012

aipen in Telerin means "if anybody, whoever" [1].

[edit] Etymology

This word is one of the few old compounds[2]

It includes the element pen "person". The prefix ai- would seem to mean something like "any-", hence literally *"any person"

[edit] Cognates

[edit] See also

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels p.375
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels p.362