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Latest revision as of 09:04, 9 November 2012

oiale is a a Quenya adverb meaning "forever, eternally, in eternity”[1]. It can also be used as a noun for "everlasting [?age]"[2]

[edit] Etymology

The word could have be the Root OY or a stem like oio "an endless period" plus an ending -le.

[edit] See also

[edit] References

  1. Parma Eldalamberon 17
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, The Etymologies