Quenya zR5Ì#


passive suffix

-nwa is said to be "a passive suffix" irregularly occurring in the word vanwa "lost" (PE17:63), the word seems to be irregular since the underlying root means "go away" and so vanwa is in a sense a past active participle, *"having gone". Compare PE17:68.


suffix. perfective participle, passive suffix; active participle (intransitive verbs), passive suffix

[PE17/063.2505; PE17/068.1812] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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Primitive elvish


suffix. passive participle, present (perfect)

Element in: P. wanwa

[PE22/136.2803] Group: Eldamo. Published by


suffix. passive participle, gp., old aorist


-nāpassive participlePE22/136.2802

[PE22/136.3305; PE17/131.3406; PE17/131.3402] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Qenya zR5Ì#


suffix. perfective participle, perfective adjective, perfective

Element in: MQ. vanwa

[PE22/106.1208; PE22/109.0203; PE22/112.0109; PE22/116.0509] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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