Slide, glide


This is a continuation of a discussion we had on G+, searching for NeoQuenya (and Sindarin) words corresponding to "glide, slide" and "sleigh, sled".

As a summary, Sami suggested to adapt/update the early root √LEHE as *√LEKH and have a verb *leh- "slide, glide" on analogy of lah- "kick".

Robert Reynolds suggested that

Quenya Grammar P10.5: Definiteness and the Genitive/Possessive

Posted out of order; should be after the entry on the definite article

Quenya is less inclined to use the definite article than English. It seems the definite article is only required if the definiteness of the noun must be emphasized or is not otherwise specified. One interesting example is the phrase: