ᴱQ. aire móre ala tinwi “the old darkness beyond the stars”

⚠️ᴱQ. aire móre ala tinwi, “the old darkness beyond the stars”

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The twenty seventh line of the Oilima Markirya poem (MC/214). The first word is the adjective aire² “old” modifying the noun móre “darkness”. This is followed by the preposition ala³ “beyond” with the plural of tinwe “star”.

Decomposition: Broken into its constituent elements, this phrase would be:

aire móre ala tinw-i = “*old darkness beyond star-(plural)”

Reference ✧ MC/214 ✧ “the old darkness beyond the stars”

Elements

aire² “old” ✧ MC/214
móre “night, darkness; black, dark” ✧ MC/214
ala³ “beyond, after; before” ✧ MC/214
tinwe “star” plural ✧ MC/214 (tinwi)

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