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 _________________________________________________________________________ Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at http://www.hotmail.com.