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

Revision as of 19:24, 7 February 2008

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

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References