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'''''Ando''''' is a noun meaning "gate" in [[Quenya]]. The word derives from the [[Sundocarme|root]] [[AD-]]. Compare with ''[[annon]]'' in [[Sindarin]].
 
'''''Ando''''' is a noun meaning "gate" in [[Quenya]]. The word derives from the [[Sundocarme|root]] [[AD-]]. Compare with ''[[annon]]'' in [[Sindarin]].
  
[[Image:Ando.gif]]''Ando'' is also the name of the fifth letter of the [[Tengwar]] alphabet.
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[[Image:Ando.gif]]''Ando'' is also the name of the fifth letter of the [[Tengwar]] alphabet. In all forms this letter was used to represent the letter "d". <ref>{{App|E2i}}</ref>
  
== References ==
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== Sources ==
 
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
 
* ''[[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:Quenya nouns]]
 
[[Category:Quenya nouns]]
 
[[Category:Tengwar letters]]
 
[[Category:Tengwar letters]]

Revision as of 22:24, 5 July 2011

Ando is a noun meaning "gate" in Quenya. The word derives from the root AD-. Compare with annon in Sindarin.

Ando.gifAndo is also the name of the fifth letter of the Tengwar alphabet. In all forms this letter was used to represent the letter "d". [1]

Sources

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix E, "Writing", "The Fëanorian Letters"