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-l

-l is a Quenya suffix that has three meanings.

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[edit] -l1

Used as an imperious or familiar form.[1] Longer form -lye.

[edit] -l(ye)2

Used as a singular pronoun suffix.[2]

[edit] -l3

Used as a suffix meaning you (courteous form). Longer form -lye.[3]

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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.132
  2. 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
  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.75