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'''Kinn-lai''' was a tribe of the [[Avari]].
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'''Kinn-lai''' were a tribe of the [[Avari]].
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
It is an [[Avarin]] word meaning "the People". It derives from [[Primitive Quendian]] ''[[kwende|kwendī]]''.<ref name=Author>{{WJ|Author}}, Note 9, p. 410</ref>
 
It is an [[Avarin]] word meaning "the People". It derives from [[Primitive Quendian]] ''[[kwende|kwendī]]''.<ref name=Author>{{WJ|Author}}, Note 9, p. 410</ref>

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Kinn-lai
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Kinn-lai were a tribe of the Avari.

Etymology

It is an Avarin word meaning "the People". It derives from Primitive Quendian kwendī.[1]

Portrayal in adaptations

1982-97: Middle-earth Role Playing:

Kinn-lai, an articulation of "Quendi" (the most ancient name of the Elves), is also the name of a tribe of Avari Elves of the jungles of the Mûmakan in the Utter South of Middle-earth.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: Author's Notes to Quendi and Eldar", Note 9, p. 410
  2. Mark R. Feil (1997), Hands of the Healer (#2026), p. 18