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'''caer''' or '''pae''' is the number ten (10, X) in [[Sindarin]].
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'''caer''' and '''pae''' are words for the number ten (10, X) in [[Sindarin]].
  
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In [[Noldorin]], the precursor of Sindarin, "ten" is '''''caer'''''.  The word derives from [[Sundocarme|root]] KAYAN-, KAYAR-.<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, '''KAYAN-'''</ref>
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Sindarin numbers

caer and pae are words for the number ten (10, X) in Sindarin.

In Noldorin, the precursor of Sindarin, "ten" is caer. The word derives from root KAYAN-, KAYAR-.[1]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", KAYAN-