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Daniel Andreasson wrote:
>I fail to see where the common Sindarin adjective ending
>-eb, -en and -ui come from. Does anyone know? It's probably
>a development from Eldarin in which case I should ignore
>them since Cein is based on Quenya.

_-en_ is from CE _inaa_, and is thus cognate of Q _ina_ (eg _latina_
"open"). _-eb_ is said to be from _-ikwaa_ (in Quendi and Eldar IRC) - Q for
some reason uses the nasal -infixed version _-inqua_ (cf Q _alcarinqua_ and
S _aglareb_, from *aklarinkwaa and *aklarikwaa respectively). As for _-ui_,
I don't know. _-oo-yaa_ would be a possible origin.

As for Cein, you won't be able to get around -en, seeing it's cognate to be
quite common in Q.

                                                    Andreas
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