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Since KWENE is probably expanded from KWE, the most primitive stem having to do with articulate speech, the term kwendî identifies the Elves as "speakers"
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, Quendi and Eldar p.360
- ↑ The Silmarillion, Of the Coming of the Elves and the Captivity of Melkor, "Themselves they named the Quendi, signifying those that speak with voices, for as yet they had met no other living things that spoke or sang."