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nwalme is a Quenya noun meaning "torment". Its older form is said to be ngwalme.[1]

Helge Fauskanger has suggested that the forms nwalmë/ngwalmë (retaining the same meaning) could be valid Neo-Quenya.[2]

Nwalme.gif nwalme is also the name of the twentieth letter of the Tengwar alphabet.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix E, "Writing", "The Fëanorian Letters"
  2. Helge Kåre Fauskanger, "English-Quenya Wordlist (Quettaparma Quenyanna)" at Ardalambion (accessed 25 June 2011)