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Early Quenya

tinwelindon talalínen

on wings like stars

The eighth line of the Oilima Markirya poem (MC/213). The first word is adverbial plural form of tinwe “star”, followed by the instrumental plural form of tala “sail”, poetically translated “wings” in the English.

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

tinwe-li-ndon tala-lí-nen = “✱star-(plural)-like sail-(plural)-on”

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