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'''''-wen''''' is a [[Quenya]] suffix added to names to show feminine derivation, usually as "maiden". Compare ''-[[ien]]''.
 
'''''-wen''''' is a [[Quenya]] suffix added to names to show feminine derivation, usually as "maiden". Compare ''-[[ien]]''.
  
Examples:
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Example:
* [[Arwen]] = "Noble Maiden"
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* [[Eärwen]] = "Maiden of the [[Belegaer|Sea]]"
 
* [[Eärwen]] = "Maiden of the [[Belegaer|Sea]]"
  

Revision as of 21:52, 16 June 2006

-wen is a Quenya suffix added to names to show feminine derivation, usually as "maiden". Compare -ien.

Example:

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