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  1. Arquen replied to the thread Quenya - question regarding usage of impersonal verbs in compound sentences.

    Thank you very much for your reply. Isn't the term impersonal verb widely used in Quenya to describe verbs that have no pronominal ending?...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 2:25 PM
  2. Squint-eyed Southerner liked Merroe's post in the thread Why couldn't they get through the Redhorn Pass?.

    It may be a point of debate whether Gandalf would have had weather conditions under his control; the story suggests he had not. In the...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM
  3. Elhath replied to the thread Searching for Black Speech Words.

    I like the responsible work of the webmaster of www.blackspeech.ru, be it that (unvoidable as it is!) some of the fan-forms listed there...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 1:49 PM
  4. Elhath replied to the thread Quenya - question regarding usage of impersonal verbs in compound sentences.

    I don't know if the verbs you've used can be characterised as "impersonal", but they certainly are Present Progressive, as they should be....

    Apr 22, 2018 at 1:33 PM
  5. Elhath replied to the thread English to Adûnaic.

    Some thoughts: - Adûnaic -dô seems to be an adverbial suffix, rather than adjectival - Eldarin words with /m-/ sometimes correspond to...

    Apr 22, 2018 at 1:18 PM
  6. CirdanLinweilin Nienna and Vëantur's Romance deepens.... »

    Apr 21, 2018 at 11:05 PM
  7. Squint-eyed Southerner replied to the thread What book are you reading right now?.

    Finished. Good -- a bit like Eco, as some of the reviews said. Book collectors, occult shenanigans, murders -- fun stuff. End was "open to...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 2:36 PM
  8. Squint-eyed Southerner liked Alcuin's post in the thread Why did Sauron need his ring?.

    In Letters of JRR Tolkien, Letter 200, Tolkien writes, Sauron is not some giant, floating, disembodied eye as Peter Jackson portrays him,...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 1:40 PM
  9. Squint-eyed Southerner liked CirdanLinweilin's post in the thread Does anybody know.

    I'm highly sure no strange magics are present, and the price could be reasonable, just let someone know when you start hearing voices. ;)...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 12:51 PM
  10. Squint-eyed Southerner liked Merroe's post in the thread Would LOTR have ended better had Gollum gotten redemption?.

    It’s quite personal, obviously, whether Gollum’s end comes as a disappointment or not. However, may I encourage you also to think of the...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 12:44 PM
  11. Squint-eyed Southerner liked Merroe's post in the thread Why can Sauron sense when someone is wearing the Ring sometimes but not others?.

    Taking as a reference my beloved "Atlas of Middle Earth" (KW Fonstad), I'd (very) roughly estimate that the distance between Thranduil's...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 12:40 PM
  12. Squint-eyed Southerner liked Galin's post in the thread Why can Sauron sense when someone is wearing the Ring sometimes but not others?.

    To my mind, the suggestion in the narrative surrounding Cirith Ungol is that being in the actual land of Mordor was a notable factor. When...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 12:39 PM
  13. Squint-eyed Southerner liked Merroe's post in the thread Why can Sauron sense when someone is wearing the Ring sometimes but not others?.

    My understanding is that Sam did not use the ring in Mordor, although the events in and around Cirith Ungol are somewhat complex to realize...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 12:39 PM
  14. Squint-eyed Southerner liked Alcuin's post in the thread Why can Sauron sense when someone is wearing the Ring sometimes but not others?.

    At Amon Hen, Frodo was wearing the Ring when he arrived, having put it on to escape Boromir. Then Sauron began searching for him, while...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 12:38 PM
  15. Squint-eyed Southerner liked Alcuin's post in the thread Is History of Middle-Earth Canon?.

    It’s convenient to define canonicity in ways that meet private agendas. One online source wants to define Silmarillion as canonical, even...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 9:30 AM
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