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Early Quenya

tollalinta ruste

upon crumbling hills

The twenty fourth line of the Oilima Markirya poem (MC/214). The first word is the allative plural form of the noun tolla “hill” followed by the plural form of the adjective rusta “crumbling”.

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

> tolla-li-nta rust-e = “✱hill-(plural)-upon crumbling-(plural)”

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