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'''Aiya''' is [[Quenya]] for ''hail''. According to a late note, it is related to ''[[Ainu]]'', and used only for "great or holy persons as the Valar, or to Earendil".
 
'''Aiya''' is [[Quenya]] for ''hail''. According to a late note, it is related to ''[[Ainu]]'', and used only for "great or holy persons as the Valar, or to Earendil".
 
===Examples===
 
===Examples===
* "''Aiya [[Eärendil the Mariner|Eärendil]] [[Elen]]ion [[Ancalima]]!''", "Hail, Eärendil, brightest of stars"
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* "''Aiya [[Eärendil]] [[Elen]]ion [[Ancalima]]!''", "Hail, Eärendil, brightest of stars"
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
* ''[[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]]'', [[Letter 297]] (dated August, [[1967]])
 
* ''[[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]]'', [[Letter 297]] (dated August, [[1967]])

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Aiya is Quenya for hail. According to a late note, it is related to Ainu, and used only for "great or holy persons as the Valar, or to Earendil".

Examples

References