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'''oiale''' is a a [[Quenya]] adverb meaning "forever, eternally, in eternity”<ref>[[Parma Eldalamberon 17]]</ref>. It can also be used as a noun for "everlasting [?age]"<ref>{{HM|LR}}, [[The Etymologies]]</ref>
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'''oiale''' is a a [[Quenya]] adverb meaning "forever, eternally, in eternity,<ref>[[Parma Eldalamberon 17]]</ref> everlastingly"<ref>{{RGEO|Namarie}}, line 14</ref>. It can also be used as a noun for "everlasting [?age]"<ref>{{HM|LR}}, [[The Etymologies]]</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
The word could have be the [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[OY]] or a stem like ''[[oio]]'' "an endless period" plus an ending -le.
 
The word could have be the [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[OY]] or a stem like ''[[oio]]'' "an endless period" plus an ending -le.

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oiale is a a Quenya adverb meaning "forever, eternally, in eternity,[1] everlastingly"[2]. It can also be used as a noun for "everlasting [?age]"[3]

Etymology

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

See also

References

  1. Parma Eldalamberon 17
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Donald Swann, The Road Goes Ever On, "Namárië (Farewell)", line 14
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, The Etymologies