Q. Quenderin, pn. “Quendian, belonging to the Elves as a whole”

Q. Quenderin, pn. “Quendian, belonging to the Elves as a whole”

Collective term for all the races of the elves and their languages, including the Avari (WJ/407), a combination of Quendë “Elf” and the suffix -rin. As a term for languages, it was often translated as “Quendian”. An archaic variant quenelya was used as an adjective only (PE19/93).

Conceptual Development: The term ᴹQ. Qenderin also appeared in linguistic notes from the 1930s (PE18/23).

References ✧ PE17/174-175; PE18/8, 71-72; PE19/93; WJ/407; WJI

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Variations

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Inflections

Qenderinwa possessive-adjectival   ✧ PE18/008.0502; PE18/071.0102
quenderinwa possessive-adjectival   ✧ PE17/174.0401
quenderinwe possessive-adjectival plural “of Elvish-kind” ✧ PE17/174.0108
quenderinwe possessive-adjectival plural “Elvish” ✧ PE17/175.2708

Elements

Quendë “Elf, (lit.) One That Speaks”
#-rin “-ian, racial-adjective, language”

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Derivations


ᴹQ. Qenderin pn. “Quendian”

See Q. Quenderin for discussion.

References ✧ PE18/23, 30, 32

Glosses

Variations

Inflections

Qenderinwa possessive-adjectival ✧ PE18/023.0102

Elements

Qende “Elf”
#-rin “-ian, racial-adjective, language”