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'''Eques''' (pl.''equessi'') is [[Quenya]]n for 'saying', 'dictum', 'quotation'.  
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'''Eques''' (pl.''equessi'') is [[Quenya]]n for 'saying', 'dictum', 'quotation'.<ref>{{WJ|AD}}, p. 392</ref>
  
[[I Equessi Rúmilo]] are the ancient saga of Tirion that was handed down by tradition of mouth.
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''[[I Equessi Rúmilo]]'', "The Sayings of Rúmil", are the ancient saga of Tirion that was handed down by tradition of mouth.<ref>{{WJ|AD1}}, pp. 397-398</ref>
  
''Eques'' is also the verb ''[[equë]]'' (that was used mostly just before an independent pronoun or after 'that'-conjuction) having an affix added to it, making a meaning ''said he, said someone''. This structure was usually used in reporting a dialogue.
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''Eques'' is also the verb ''[[equë]]'' (that was used mostly just before an independent pronoun or after 'that'-conjuction) having an affix added to it, making a meaning ''said he, said someone''. This structure was usually used in reporting a dialogue.<ref>{{WJ|Author}}, Note 29, p. 415</ref>
  
Source: HoME XI, 392; 397-398; 415.
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Eques (pl.equessi) is Quenyan for 'saying', 'dictum', 'quotation'.[1]

I Equessi Rúmilo, "The Sayings of Rúmil", are the ancient saga of Tirion that was handed down by tradition of mouth.[2]

Eques is also the verb equë (that was used mostly just before an independent pronoun or after 'that'-conjuction) having an affix added to it, making a meaning said he, said someone. This structure was usually used in reporting a dialogue.[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: Appendix D. *Kwen, Quenya, and the Elvish (especially Ñoldorin) words for 'Language'", p. 392
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: Appendix D. *Kwen, Quenya, and the Elvish (especially Ñoldorin) words for 'Language': Note on the 'Language of the Valar'", pp. 397-398
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: Author's Notes to Quendi and Eldar", Note 29, p. 415