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'''''-wen''''' is a [[Quenya]] suffix added to names to show feminine derivation, usually as "maiden". Compare ''-[[ien]]''. The [[Sindarin]] equivalent is ''[[gwend]]''.
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Example:
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* [[Eärwen]] = "Maiden of the [[Belegaer|Sea]]"
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== References ==
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* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
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* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]]
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[[Category: Quenya words]]

Revision as of 03:48, 22 July 2006

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

Example:

References