9.3 Homework

Wordbank

Nouns
Sindarin English
aur day
lebed finger
lhê thread
lim fish
mant food
ost city
Adjectives
Sindarin English
laeb fresh
lhaew ill
lhain skinny
puig clean
Verbs
Sindarin English
adleg- release
caw- taste
(n)ganna- play a harp
gladh- laugh
gor- advise
hav- sit
mad- eat
nautha- conceive a thought, think
rib- rush, fly

Exercises

Conjugate the verbs in the wordbank into their infinitive and gerund forms.

Example: aphada- > aphado, aphadad
adleg-
caw-
(n)ganna-
gladh-
gor-
hav-
mad-
nautha-
rib-

Put all of the words in the wordbank into the abstract, and tell me what they could possibly be defined as in English.

Example: aphada- > aphadas
adleg-
caw-
(n)ganna-
gladh-
gor-
hav-
mad-
nautha-
rib-
aur
lebed
lhê
lim
mant
ost
lhain
laeb
lhaew
puig

Make the following verbs and nouns into -or Agentals, and give their translations in English.

Example: aphada- > aphador, follower
adleg-
caw-
(n)ganna-
gladh-
gor-
hav-
mad-
nautha-
rib-
lhê
lim
mant

Make the following verbs and nouns into -ron Agentals, and give their translations in English.

Example: aphada- > aphadron, male follower
adleg-
caw-
(n)ganna-
gladh-
gor-
hav-
mad-
nautha-
rib-
lhê
lim
mant

Make the following verbs and nouns into -ril Agentals, and give their translations in English.

Example: aphada- > ephedril, female follower
adleg-
caw-
(n)ganna-
gladh-
gor-
hav-
mad-
nautha-
rib-
lhê
lim
mant

Make the following verbs and nouns into -dir Agentals, and give their translations in English.

Example: aphada- > ephededir, male follower
adleg-
caw-
(n)ganna-
gladh-
gor-
hav-
mad-
nautha-
rib-

Make the following verbs and nouns into -dis Agentals, and give their translations in English.

Example: aphada- > ephededis, female follower
adleg-
caw-
(n)ganna-
gladh-
gor-
hav-
mad-
nautha-
rib-

    Translate the following sentences into Sindarin.

  1. [informal] If you don’t think while you play the harp, your fingers will fly on the strings.
  2. I didn’t eat a spoiled fish, and I am not ill.
  3. We thought that that he refused to play the harp.
  4. They are skinny, and they haven’t eaten any food for days.
  5. [informal] You aren’t a thinker.
  6. Translate the following sentences into English.

  7. Avo vado i vannas nîn!
  8. Irim anin ost ú-buig.
  9. Ú-nautho i vant ú-laeb; mado den!
  10. Avof gannad.
  11. I medril evennir vannath!