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In the ''[[The Etymologies|Etymologies]]'' appears the root LIN<sup>1</sup>- signifying "pool". The root yields the following derivatives of the same meaning: [[Quenya]] ''linya'', [[Noldorin]] ''lhîn'', and [[Ilkorin]] ''line''.<ref name=Ety>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 349</ref><ref>{{VT|45a }}, p. 6</ref>
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In the ''[[The Etymologies|Etymologies]]'' appears the root LIN<sup>1</sup>- signifying "pool". The root yields the following derivatives of the same meaning: [[Quenya]] ''linya'', [[Noldorin]] ''lhîn'', and [[Ilkorin]] ''line''.<ref name=Ety>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 349</ref>
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 15:04, 21 January 2011

LINI is a Primitive Quendian root signifying "pool, mere, lake".[1]

Derivatives

Other versions of the Lengedarium

In the Etymologies appears the root LIN1- signifying "pool". The root yields the following derivatives of the same meaning: Quenya linya, Noldorin lhîn, and Ilkorin line.[2]

See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings: Eldarin Roots and Stems", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 160 (form appearing as "√LĬNĬ")
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 349