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-ro

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-ro or -r is a Quenya affix, used to create an agentive ending (to create a noun from a verb; compare English speaker/speak).[1][2]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: A. The principal linguistic elements concerned", p. 371
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Helge Fauskanger, "Quenya Affixes" at Ardalambion (accessed 15 December 2011)
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Ring, "Part Three: Minas Tirith", "The Houses of Healing", p. 395 (note 13)