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Re: Hressa-Hlab (was: Re: Martian conlangs?)

From:Pavel Iosad <edricson@...>
Date:Sunday, March 9, 2003, 15:08

> So where did the Quenya |mirroanwi| come from?
It's a plural of #_Mirroanwe_ < _mi-srâwâ-n-wê_, lit. 'in-fleshed', 'one [whose _fëa_ is] put into flesh'.
> Did |*kwene| and > |*kwende| merge, so they needed a new word?
No, it's just on a quite different metaphysical plane :-) (the derivatives of *_kwene_ and *_kwende_ were distinct in Quenya) Pavel -- Pavel Iosad Is mall a mharcaicheas am fear a bheachdaicheas --Scottish proverb