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'''elda'''  was a [[Quenya]] adjective meaning "of the stars"<ref>{{HM|WJ}} p. 362</ref> which came to mean the noun '''Eldo''', "one of the people of the Stars", later merged and became '''Elda'' (pl. ''[[eldar]]'', p.pl ''eldali''<ref>[[Vinyar Tengwar 49]] p.8</ref>)
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==Etymology==
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[[PQ]] ''[[eledâ]]'' from [[root]] [[ELED]]<ref>{{HM|WJ}} p.360</ref>
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==Other forms==
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*poss. sg. ''eldava'' "Elf's"<ref>{{HM|WJ}} p.407</ref>
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*gen. pl. ''eldaron'' "of Elves"<ref>{{HM|WJ}} p.368</ref>
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*dative pl. ''eldain'' "for Elves"<ref>{{HM|LR}}(FS) ;
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*poss. pl. ''Eldaiva, Eldaive'' "Elves'"<ref>{{HM|WJ}} p.368</ref>
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==Cognates==
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[edhel]]''
 
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[[category:Quenya adjectives]]

Revision as of 19:50, 3 March 2010

'elda was a Quenya adjective meaning "of the stars"[1] which came to mean the noun Eldo, "one of the people of the Stars", later merged and became Elda (pl. eldar, p.pl eldali[2])

Etymology

PQ eledâ from root ELED[3]

Other forms

  • poss. sg. eldava "Elf's"[4]
  • gen. pl. eldaron "of Elves"[5]
  • dative pl. eldain "for Elves"Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag

Cognates


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