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Calma

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'''''calma''''' is a noun meaning "lamp" in [[Quenya]]. Compare with ''[[calar]]'' in [[Sindarin]].
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'''''Calma''''' is a noun meaning "lamp" in [[Quenya]]. . Compare with ''[[calar]]'' in [[Sindarin]].
  
[[Image:Calma.gif]]''Calma'' is also the name of the third letter of the [[Tengwar]] alphabet.
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[[Image:Calma.gif]]''Calma'' is also the name of the 3rd letter of the [[Tengwar]] alphabet. It has the value of K in Quenya and [[Sindarin]], and is the first letter of the Calma-téma.
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In [[Westron Tengwar|Westron]] the letter is called '''''Ché'''''. Its value is uncertain.
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
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* [[The Lord of the Rings]], [[Appendix E]]
 
* [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]]
  
 
[[Category:Quenya words]]
 
[[Category:Quenya words]]
 
[[Category:Tengwar letters]]
 
[[Category:Tengwar letters]]

Revision as of 19:57, 8 February 2008

Calma is a noun meaning "lamp" in Quenya. . Compare with calar in Sindarin.

Calma.gifCalma is also the name of the 3rd letter of the Tengwar alphabet. It has the value of K in Quenya and Sindarin, and is the first letter of the Calma-téma.

In Westron the letter is called Ché. Its value is uncertain.

References