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Quenya Grammar P6: Stress

To understand stress in Quenya you need to know the difference between “heavy” syllables and “light” syllables; Tolkien often called these “long” syllables and “short” syllables. A “light” syllable is one that contains a single short vowel and is followed by zero or one consonant: ta or tan. A “heavy”

New Series: Quenya Grammar

NOTE: This series of posts are first drafts, for purposes of getting feedback. The finished versions will eventually appear here: https://eldamo.org/content/grammar-indexes/grammars-q.html. I’m starting a new series on Quenya Grammar, cross-posted both here and on Aglardh. This is something I’ve wanted to work on for a long time, but there is