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The word '''''imbe''''', in an unidentified [[Elvish]] language, is said to mean "in(wards)".<ref name=VT>{{VT|45a}}, p. 18</ref>
 
The word '''''imbe''''', in an unidentified [[Elvish]] language, is said to mean "in(wards)".<ref name=VT>{{VT|45a}}, p. 18</ref>
  
[[Helge Kåre Fauskanger|Helge Fauskanger]] has suggested that the word likely is [[Quenya]].<ref>[[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]], "[http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/quen-eng.htm http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/wordlists.htm Quenya Wordlists]" at [http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/ Ardalambion] (accessed 16 June 2011)</ref>
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[[Helge Kåre Fauskanger|Helge Fauskanger]] has suggested that the word likely is [[Quenya]].<ref>[[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]], "[http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/wordlists.htm Quenya Wordlists]" at [http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/ Ardalambion] (accessed 16 June 2011)</ref>
 
===Etymology===
 
===Etymology===
 
*[[Sundocarme|Root]] [[IMÍ]]<ref name=VT/>
 
*[[Sundocarme|Root]] [[IMÍ]]<ref name=VT/>

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imbë (or imbe) is a word with two different meanings.

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Quenya

The Quenya word imbë (or imbe) means "between".[1][2]

Examples

"i falmalinnar imbë met, ar hísië" ('on the foaming waves between us, and mist')[1]

Elvish

The word imbe, in an unidentified Elvish language, is said to mean "in(wards)".[3]

Helge Fauskanger has suggested that the word likely is Quenya.[4]

Etymology

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Donald Swann, The Road Goes Ever On, "Namárië (Farewell)", pp.
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Farewell to Lórien"
  3. 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part One" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 45, November 2003, p. 18
  4. Helge Kåre Fauskanger, "Quenya Wordlists" at Ardalambion (accessed 16 June 2011)