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pen

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The name Pen refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Pen (disambiguation).

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Quenya

pen is a Quenya word meaning "without, not having".[1]

Etymology

Cognates

See also

Telerin

pen in Telerin means "person" (as an impersonal pronoun).[2]

Etymology

The word is a descendant form of the Primitive Quendian form kwene > Common Eldarin kwēn, deriving from root KWENE.[2]

Cognates

See also

References

  1. 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. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar", p. 362