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'''Fae''' is an archaic English word referring to "magic" or "[[fairies]]". This word was used by [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] in the early version of his [[legendarium]] (''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part 1|The Book of Lost Tales]]'') to refer to the [[Valar]] and the [[Elves]].
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'''Fae''' is an archaic English word referring to "magic" or "[[fairies]]". This word was used by [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] in the early version of his [[legendarium]] (''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part One]]'') to refer to the [[Valar]] and the [[Elves]].
 
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[[category:sindarin nouns]]

Revision as of 16:42, 27 September 2011

fae is Sindarin for "spirit".

Etymology

Old Sindarin *phai < *phaia, Root PHAJA.

Cognates

Tolkien mentions that the name Fëanor is a Sindarinized version of the Quenya Fëanáro, but is not proper Sindarin. His genuine Sindarin name would be Faenor instead.

Inspiration

Fae is an archaic English word referring to "magic" or "fairies". This word was used by Tolkien in the early version of his legendarium (The Book of Lost Tales Part One) to refer to the Valar and the Elves.