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'''Ñoldo''' (later pronounced '''Noldo''') is a word that refers to "One of the [[Noldor]]", the second tribe of the [[Great March]].
 
'''Ñoldo''' (later pronounced '''Noldo''') is a word that refers to "One of the [[Noldor]]", the second tribe of the [[Great March]].
  
It is also the name of the 19th letter of the [[Tengwar]]. It's used always in the initial ''ñ'' sound occuring in some [[Quenya]] words.
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It is also the name of the 19th letter of the [[Tengwar]]. It is used always in the initial ''ñ'' sound occuring in some [[Quenya]] words.
 
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It's possible that in [[Sindarin]] this letter was used for the ''ng'' sound.
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In [[Westron]] modes it was called '''Nyé''' and used for the ''ny'' sound.
 
In [[Westron]] modes it was called '''Nyé''' and used for the ''ny'' sound.
  
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[[category:Quenya nouns]]
 
[[category:Quenya nouns]]
 
[[category:Tengwar letters]]
 
[[category:Tengwar letters]]

Revision as of 17:14, 29 August 2011

Ñoldo (later pronounced Noldo) is a word that refers to "One of the Noldor", the second tribe of the Great March.

It is also the name of the 19th letter of the Tengwar. It is used always in the initial ñ sound occuring in some Quenya words.

In Westron modes it was called Nyé and used for the ny sound.