Quenya 

imi

in

imi prep. "in"; see mi (VT43:30)

imi

preposition. in
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mi

in, within

mi prep. "in, within" (MI, VT27:20, VT44:18, 34, VT43:30; the latter source also mentions the variant imi); "in the" (Nam, RGEO:66; CO gives mi; the correct forms should evidently be mi = "in" and = mi i "in the"; VT49:35 also has with a long vowel, though the gloss is simply "in"). Used in PE17:71 (cf. 70) of people clad "in" various colours, e.g. mi mísë "in grey". Allative minna "to the inside, into" (MI), also mina (VT43:30). The forms mimmë and mingwë seem to incorporate pronominal suffixes for "us", hence ?"in us", inclusive and exclusive respectively. The pronoun -mmë denoted plural inclusive "we" when this was written, though Tolkien would later make it dual instead (see -mmë). Second person forms are also given: mil or milyë *"in you" (sg.), millë "in you" (pl.) (VT43:36). A special use of mi appears in the phrase Wendë mi Wenderon "Virgin of Virgins" (VT44:18); here mi appears superfluous to achieve the desired meaning, but this combination of singular noun + mi + plural genitive noun may be seen as a fixed idiom expressing that the initial noun represents the most prominent member of a class.

Sindarin 

ned

preposition. (uncertain meaning) in, of (about time, e.g. giving a date)

[Another possible interpretation: "another, one more" (related to Q. net(e)), VT/47:40]

Sindarin [SD/129-31] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

min-

preposition. (in) between (referring to a gap, space, barrier or anything intervening between two other things)
Sindarin [Minhiriath LotR/Map, VT/47:11,14] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

mîn

preposition. (in) between (referring to a gap, space, barrier or anything intervening between two other things)
Sindarin [Minhiriath LotR/Map, VT/47:11,14] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

* ne-

prefix. in
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vi

preposition. in
Sindarin [VT/44:21,27] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

* vi

in

(prep.) 1) vi (VT44:23), with article vin; 2) ne, ned (used of time in the source), possibly followed by hard mutation (SD:129); 3) , unstressed di (beneath, under) (VT45:37). Note: a homophone means ”bride, lady”.

vi

preposition. in
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* be

preposition. in, as, like

A preposition appearing in the King’s Letter, glossed “in”. Carl Hostetter’s suggested it is connected to the root √MI/IMI “in” via the strengthened form MBI that appears in Q. imbë¹ “between” (VT31/19-20). David Salo instead proposed that it may be a cognate of Q. ve¹ “as, like” derived from primitive ✶, suffixed with a form of the definite article -n and having the sense “as in the [Shire-reckoning]” (SG/226). This second option seems more likely to me; the primitive form ✶ was not published when Carl Hostetter made his analysis. @@@

Sindarin [SD/129.0205] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Black Speech

* ishi

preposition. in, inside

Usually placed after the noun in Black Speech, c.f. burzum-ishi (darkness-inside).

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Noldorin 

di

preposition. in
Noldorin [EtyAC/NDI.012] Group: Eldamo. Published by

* ne-

prefix. in
Noldorin [Ety/STAK.027-1] Group: Eldamo. Published by

nedh-

prefix. in, inside, mid-

See also the preposition ned , and the noun ened for a discussion of this form

Noldorin [Ety/376] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by

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Primitive elvish

(n)di

root. in
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imi

root. in
Primitive elvish Group: Eldamo. Published by

preposition. in, in, within
Primitive elvish [PE17/092.3715; VT47/30.3002] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Qenya 

to

preposition. in
Qenya [PE22/125.1901] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Middle Primitive Elvish

(n)di

root. in
Middle Primitive Elvish [EtyAC/NDI.001] Group: Eldamo. Published by

imi

root. in
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Gnomish

ba

preposition. in
Gnomish [GL/21.0301; GL/21.0305; GL/21.0308; GL/21.0310] Group: Eldamo. Published by

bi

preposition. in
Gnomish [GL/20.8604; GL/22.8601] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Early Primitive Elvish

root. in
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