Quenya Gender-Words

Unfortunately, Tolkien’s elves don’t have a notion of gender beyond male/female. Here’s a list of words that they do have. I’ve organized them by number. Archaic versions of the words are in (parentheses).

A quick set of definitions of the grammatical terms:

Singular
One [noun]
Plural
More than two [noun]s
Dual
Two [noun]s
Partitive
Some [noun]s
Singular Plural Dual Partitive

Woman

ní/nís/nisse nissi nissu nisseli (nisselí)
Girl
nette netti (nettí) nettu nettili (nettilí)
vende (wende) vender (wender) vendu (wendu) vendeli (wendelí)

Man

nér neri neru nelli (nellí)
hanu hanur hanut hanuli (hanulí)
veo (weo) veor (weor) veot (weot) veoli (weolí)
Adult Man
veaner (weaner) veaneri (weaneri) veaneru (weaneru) veanelli (weanellí)
Boy
yonyo yonyor yonyot yonyoli (yonyolí)

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