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Elf (Gnomish)

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'''''elf''''' is a [[Goldogrin|Gnomish]] word meaning "five".<ref name=PE11>{{PE|11}}, p. 53</ref> While appearing without any designated language in the source, [[Patrick H. Wynne]] draws the conclusion that the word is Gnomish.<ref name=VT>{{VT|48a}}, p. 20 (note 17)</ref>
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'''''elf''''' is a [[Goldogrin|Gnomish]] word meaning "five".<ref name=PE11>{{PE|11}}, p. 53</ref> While appearing without any designated language in the source, [[Patrick H. Wynne]] has drawn the conclusion that the word is Gnomish.<ref name=VT>{{VT|48a}}, p. 20 (note 17)</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==

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elf is a Gnomish word meaning "five".[1] While appearing without any designated language in the source, Patrick H. Wynne has drawn the conclusion that the word is Gnomish.[2]

Etymology

Cognates

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, "I-Lam na-Ngoldathon: The Grammar and Lexicon of the Gnomish Tongue", in Parma Eldalamberon XI (edited by Christopher Gilson, Arden R. Smith, and Patrick H. Wynne), p. 53
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Eldarin Hands, Fingers & Numerals and Related Writings — Part Two" (edited by Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 48, December 2005, p. 20 (note 17)