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'''''Parma''''' is a noun meaning "book" in [[Quenya]].  
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'''''parma''''' is a noun meaning "book" in [[Quenya]].<ref name="Names">{{App|Letters}}, Note, ''The names of the letters''</ref>
  
[[Image:Parma.gif]]''Parma'' is also the name of the second letter of the [[Tengwar]] alphabet. It has the value of P in Quenya and [[Sindarin]], and is the first letter of the set of plosives, or Parma-téma.
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[[Image:Parma.gif|left]]''Parma'' is also the name in Quenya of the second letter of the [[Tengwar]] alphabet.<ref name="Names"/>  It is the second letter of the first grade or [[Tyellë]], which contains "voiceless stops" and it is the first letter in the labial or ''p''-series of consonants, the ''[[Parmatéma]]''.  In all modes ''Parma'' represents '''P'''.<ref>{{App|Letters}}</ref>  The [[Westron]] name for this letter is '''''Pí'''''.<ref>See [[Westron Tengwar]].</ref>
  
In [[Westron Tengwar|Westron]] the letter is called '''''Pí''''' and has the value of P.
 
  
== References ==
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==Etymology==
* [[The Lord of the Rings]], [[Appendix E]]
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The word derives from the [[Primitive Quendian]] [[Sundocarme|root]] [[PAR]].<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, PAR-</ref>
* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]]
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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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Latest revision as of 09:07, 9 November 2012

parma is a noun meaning "book" in Quenya.[1]

Parma.gif
Parma is also the name in Quenya of the second letter of the Tengwar alphabet.[1] It is the second letter of the first grade or Tyellë, which contains "voiceless stops" and it is the first letter in the labial or p-series of consonants, the Parmatéma. In all modes Parma represents P.[2] The Westron name for this letter is .[3]


[edit] Etymology

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

[edit] See Also

[edit] 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"
  3. See Westron Tengwar.
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", PAR-