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'''''aiwe''''' (or '''''aiwë'''''<ref>[[Ruth S. Noel]], ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]''</ref>) is a [[Quenya]] noun meaning "(small) bird". Compare with ''[[maiwë]]'' ("seagull").
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'''''aiwe''''' (or '''''aiwë'''''<ref>[[Ruth S. Noel]], ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]''</ref>) is a [[Quenya]] noun meaning "(small) bird".<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 348</ref> Compare with ''[[maiwë]]'' ("seagull").
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
''Aiwe'' derives from the [[Elvish]] [[Sundocarme|root]] [[AIWĒ-]].
 
''Aiwe'' derives from the [[Elvish]] [[Sundocarme|root]] [[AIWĒ-]].

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aiwe (or aiwë[1]) is a Quenya noun meaning "(small) bird".[2] Compare with maiwë ("seagull").

Etymology

Aiwe derives from the Elvish root AIWĒ-.

See also

References

  1. Ruth S. Noel, The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 348