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-rya is a pronominal Quenya ending meaning "his, her"[1] in máryat "her hands", ómaryo "of her voice" (genitive of *ómarya "her voice"), súmaryassë "in her bosom" (locative of súmarya "her bosom"); for the meaning "his" cf. coarya "his house".[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Donald Swann, The Road Goes Ever On, p. 67
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar", p. 369