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'''Pendi''' is the [[Telerin]] name for (the entire race of) the [[Elves]]. It has no singular and was "a learned word of the historians"<ref name=QE>{{HM|WJ}}, [[Quendi and Eldar]]</ref>
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'''Pendi''' is the [[Telerin]] name for (the entire race of) the [[Elves]]. It has no singular and was "a learned word of the historians"<ref name=QE>{{WJ|Quendi}}</ref>
  
 
The word was later dropped since it was confused to mean "lacking, poor" (root [[PEN]])<ref name="QE"/>
 
The word was later dropped since it was confused to mean "lacking, poor" (root [[PEN]])<ref name="QE"/>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The word comes from [[Primitive Elvish]] ''[[kwende|kwendî]]'' (singular ''kwende'')<ref name="QE"/>, [[root]] [[KWE]]NE. See also ''[[pen]]''.
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The word comes from [[Primitive Elvish]] ''[[kwende|kwendî]]'' (singular ''kwende'')<ref name="QE"/>, [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[KWE]]NE. See also ''[[pen]]''.
 
==Cognates==
 
==Cognates==
 
*[[Quenya]] ''[[Quendi]]''
 
*[[Quenya]] ''[[Quendi]]''
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*''[[Moripendi]]''
 
*''[[Moripendi]]''
 
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Latest revision as of 11:17, 29 December 2011

Pendi is the Telerin name for (the entire race of) the Elves. It has no singular and was "a learned word of the historians"[1]

The word was later dropped since it was confused to mean "lacking, poor" (root PEN)[1]

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[edit] Etymology

The word comes from Primitive Elvish kwendî (singular kwende)[1], Root KWENE. See also pen.

[edit] Cognates

[edit] See also

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar"