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Early Quenya

aire móre ala tinwi

the old darkness beyond the stars

The twenty seventh line of the Oilima Markirya poem (MC/214). The first word is the adjective aire “old” modifying the noun móre “darkness”. This is followed by the preposition ala “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)”

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