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-ion

-ion is a Quenya suffix that has two meanings.

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[edit] -ion1

Used as a masculine patronymic suffix in Quenya.[1]

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[edit] -ion2

(from root YŎNO) Used as a suffix to denote a region, any (fairly extensive) region between obstacles such as rivers or mountains. The longer is -ionde.[3][examples needed]

[edit] -iondo3

Used as a masculine patronymic suffix.[4]

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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.190
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, p.72
  3. 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.43
  4. 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.190