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'''''halla''''' is an adjective meaning "tall" in [[Quenya]].<ref name="footnote">{{App|Letters}}, Note, ''The names of the letters'', Footnote 1</ref>
 
'''''halla''''' is an adjective meaning "tall" in [[Quenya]].<ref name="footnote">{{App|Letters}}, Note, ''The names of the letters'', Footnote 1</ref>
  
<!-- Image would go here -->''Halla'' is also the name in Quenya of a letter that was originally used to represent "breath" '''H'''.  It might be placed before a consonant to indicated that it was unvoiced and breathed, such as expressing voiceless ''l'' or ''r''.<ref name="footnote"/>  Over time though the letter ''[[Harma]]'', when used at the beginning of a word, came to represent "breath" ''h'' (and is then called ''[[Aha]]'').
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[[File:Halla.png|left]]''Halla'' is also the name in Quenya of a letter that was originally used to represent "breath" '''H'''.  It might be placed before a consonant to indicated that it was unvoiced and breathed, such as expressing voiceless ''l'' or ''r''.<ref name="footnote"/>  Over time though the letter ''[[Harma]]'', when used at the beginning of a word, came to represent "breath" ''h'' (and is then called ''[[Aha]]'').
  
 
==See Also ==
 
==See Also ==

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halla is an adjective meaning "tall" in Quenya.[1]

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Halla is also the name in Quenya of a letter that was originally used to represent "breath" H. It might be placed before a consonant to indicated that it was unvoiced and breathed, such as expressing voiceless l or r.[1] Over time though the letter Harma, when used at the beginning of a word, came to represent "breath" h (and is then called Aha).

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix E, "Writing", "The Fëanorian Letters", Note, The names of the letters, Footnote 1