| The name Pen refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Pen (disambiguation).
pen is a Quenya word meaning "without, not having".
pen in Telerin means "person" (as an impersonal pronoun).
The word is a descendant form of the Primitive Quendian form kwene > Common Eldarin kwēn, deriving from root KWENE.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 171
- ↑ 2.0 2.1
J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar", p. 362