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'''''úrë''''' is a [[Quenya]] word meaning "heat".
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'''''úre''''' is a noun meaning "heat" in [[Quenya]].<ref name="Names">{{App|Letters}}, Note, ''The names of the letters''</ref>
  
[[Image:Ure.gif]]''ure'' is also the name of the thirty-sixth letter of the [[Tengwar]] alphabet.
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[[Image:Ure.gif|left]]''Úre'' is the name in Quenya of the thirty-sixth letter of the [[Tengwar]] alphabet.<ref name="Names"/>  When used as a consonant it represents '''W'''.<ref>{{App|Letters}}, Note, ''The additional letters''</ref>  However, in the [[Mode of Beleriand]], as seen as in the inscription on the [[Doors of Durin|West-gate]] of [[Moria]], ''Yanta'' represents '''U'''.<ref>{{FR|II4}}</ref>  The Westron name for this letter is '''''Au'''''.<ref>See [[Westron Tengwar]]</ref>
  
==References==
 
''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', [[Appendix E]]
 
 
  
[[Category:Quenya words]]
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==Etymology==
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The word derives from the [[Primitive Quendian]] [[Sundocarme|root]] [[UR]].<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, UR -</ref>
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==See Also ==
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* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Fauskanger]]
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[[Category:Quenya nouns]]
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Latest revision as of 09:19, 9 November 2012

úre is a noun meaning "heat" in Quenya.[1]

Ure.gif
Úre is the name in Quenya of the thirty-sixth letter of the Tengwar alphabet.[1] When used as a consonant it represents W.[2] However, in the Mode of Beleriand, as seen as in the inscription on the West-gate of Moria, Yanta represents U.[3] The Westron name for this letter is Au.[4]


[edit] Etymology

The word derives from the Primitive Quendian root UR.[5]

[edit] See Also

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix E, "Writing", "The Fëanorian Letters", Note, The names of the letters
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix E, "Writing", "The Fëanorian Letters", Note, The additional letters
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "A Journey in the Dark"
  4. See Westron Tengwar
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", UR -