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'''''lambë''''' is a [[Quenya]] word meaning "tongue" or "language".
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'''''lambe''''' is a noun meaning "tongue" in [[Quenya]].<ref name="Names">{{App|Letters}}, Note, ''The names of the letters''</ref>
  
[[Image:Lambe.gif]]''lambë'' is also the name of the twenty-seventh letter of the [[Tengwar]] alphabet.
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[[Image:Lambe.gif|left]]''Lambe'' is also the name in Quenya of the twenty-seventh letter of the [[Tengwar]] alphabet. <ref name="Names"/>  In all modes this letter represents '''L'''.<ref>{{App|Letters}}, Note, ''The additional letters''</ref>  The Westron name for this letter is '''''Alo'''''.<ref>See [[Westron Tengwar]]</ref>
  
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==Etymology==
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The word derives from the [[Primitive Quendian]] [[Sundocarme|root]] [[LAB]].<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, LAB -</ref>
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==See Also ==
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* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Fauskanger]]
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Revision as of 06:27, 28 July 2012

lambe is a noun meaning "tongue" in Quenya.[1]

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Lambe is also the name in Quenya of the twenty-seventh letter of the Tengwar alphabet. [1] In all modes this letter represents L.[2] The Westron name for this letter is Alo.[3]


Etymology

The word derives from the Primitive Quendian root LAB.[4]

See Also

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
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix E, "Writing", "The Fëanorian Letters", Note, The additional letters
  3. See Westron Tengwar
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", LAB -