-l

From Tolkien Gateway

-l is a Quenya suffix that has three meanings.

-l1[edit]

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

-l(ye)2[edit]

Used as a singular pronoun suffix.[2]

-l3[edit]

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

See also[edit]

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