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Alda

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[[Quenya]] for 'tree'  
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'''''alda''''' is a noun meaning "tree" in [[Quenya]]. The genitive plural is ''aldaron''. Compare with ''[[galadh]]'' in [[Sindarin]].
  
The name of the tengwa no 28. It had the value ld in Quenya and lh in [[Sindarin]]. In [[Westron]] it was known as Lho.
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[[Image:Alda.gif]]''Alda'' is also the name of the twenty-eighth letter of the [[Tengwar]] alphabet.
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Examples:
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* [[Aldamir]] = "Bejeweled Tree"
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* [[Aldarion]] = "Son of the Trees"
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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]]
  
[[Category:Tengwar Letters]]
 
 
[[Category:Quenya words]]
 
[[Category:Quenya words]]
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[[Category:Tengwar letters]]

Revision as of 19:32, 10 August 2006

alda is a noun meaning "tree" in Quenya. The genitive plural is aldaron. Compare with galadh in Sindarin.

Alda.gifAlda is also the name of the twenty-eighth letter of the Tengwar alphabet.

Examples:

References