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Pendi

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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"/>, [[root]] [[KWE]]NE. See also ''[[pen]]''.
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==Cognates==
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*[[Quenya]] ''[[Quendi]]''
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==See also==
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*''[[Calapendi]]''
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*''[[Moripendi]]''
 
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Revision as of 06:46, 23 February 2009

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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Etymology

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

Cognates

See also

References

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