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'''''Calma''''' is a noun meaning "lamp" in [[Quenya]]. . Compare with ''[[calar]]'' in [[Sindarin]].
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{{youmay|the name of the letter of the [[Tengwar]] alphabet|the Quenya word ''[[calma (word)|calma]]''}}
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[[Image:Calma.gif|thumb|''Calma'']]
  
[[Image:Calma.gif]]''Calma'' is also the name of the 3rd letter of the [[Tengwar]] alphabet and is the first letter of the '''Calmatéma'''.
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'''''Calma''''' is the name of the 3rd letter of the [[Tengwar]] alphabet and is the first letter of the ''[[Calmatéma]]''.<ref name=AppE>{{App|E}}</ref>
  
In Quenya and the [[Mode of Beleriand]], it has the value of '''K'''.
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In Quenya and the [[Mode of Beleriand]], it has the value of '''K'''.<ref name=AppE/>
  
In [[Westron Tengwar|Westron]] and other languages, the letter is called '''''Ché''''' and its value is '''CH''' (as in ''church'').
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In [[Westron Tengwar|Westron]] and other languages, the letter is called '''''Ché''''' and its value is '''CH''' (as in ''church'').<ref name=AppE/>
==Cognates==
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*[[Sindarin]]/[[Telerin]] ''[[calar]]''
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== References ==
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* [[The Lord of the Rings]], [[Appendix E]]
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* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]]
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Calma

Calma is the name of the 3rd letter of the Tengwar alphabet and is the first letter of the Calmatéma.[1]

In Quenya and the Mode of Beleriand, it has the value of K.[1]

In Westron and other languages, the letter is called Ché and its value is CH (as in church).[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix E