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-t is a Quenya suffix that has three meanings.


[edit] -t1

Used as a dual ending, denoting a pair of something (e.g. máryat "her (pair of) hands").[source?]

[edit] -t2

A pronominal ending meaning "them", seen in the word laituvalmet "we shall bless them" (lait-uva-lme-t "bless-shall-we-them"). Also independent word te.[source?]

[edit] -t3

Used as a reduced pronominal affix of the 2nd person, "you" (singular). Found in heca ("be gone, stand aside"); hecat (singular) and hecal (plural).[1]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar", p. 364