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aipen

aipen in Telerin means "if anybody, whoever" [1].

[edit] Etymology

This word is one of the few old compounds[2]

It includes the element pen "person". The prefix ai- would seem to mean something like "any-", hence literally *"any person"

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels p.375
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels p.362