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ampa is a noun meaning "hook" in Quenya.[1]

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Ampa is also the name in Quenya of the fourteenth letter of the Tengwar alphabet.[1] It is the second letter of the fourth grade or Tyellë, which contains "voiced spirants", and it is the fourth letter of the series of labial consonants, the Parmatéma.[2] In standard Quenya spelling Ampa represents MP[1] but in all other modes it represents V.[2] The Westron name for this letter is Ivi.[3]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix E, "Writing", "The Fëanorian Letters", Note, The names of the letters
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix E, "Writing", "The Fëanorian Letters"
  3. See Westron Tengwar