Re: i gots uh kwesteon [OT tolkien]
|From:||Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, December 7, 2003, 0:59|
_Tol_ is simply the Quenya word for "island". It occurs also in Sindarin,
variously spelt _tol_ or _toll_.
Quoting Jonathan Lipps <jon832@...>:
> Tol Brandir, for example. or Tol Eressea, I think.
> From: Constructed Languages List [mailto:CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU] On
> Behalf Of <Wilhelm Ulrich Schlaier>
> Sent: Saturday, December 06, 2003 3:40 PM
> To: CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU
> Subject: Re: [CONLANG] i gots uh kwesteon
> my conlang is as most of your messages say based on germanic langs but some
> of the words come from names that i use for things or ways that i pronounce
> things plus i like the way russian sounds so i based alot of my suffixes on
> thins that i thought sounded slavic or heavy germanic.but there were a few
> things wrong like the word "mare" = horse but "marezh" or "mareshch" = horse
> land. the word "ekwih" = is or equal just like the word "omt" should be
> translated as plus because they mean the same thing. "toll" = island and is
> derived from the names of islands in LOTR (i dont have the book handy to
> give an example).