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Quendi

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The '''Quende''' pl. '''Quendi''' or 'Those who speak with voices' was the name given by the [[Elves]] to their own kind while they still dwelt at [[Cuiviénen]].
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The '''Quende''', plural '''Quendi''', was the name given by the [[Elves]] to their own kind while they still dwelt at [[Cuiviénen]].  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The word is a direct derivative of the [[Primitive Quendian]] word ''[[Kwende]]'' from [[root]] [[KWE]]NE.
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''Quendë'' means "Those who speak with voices". The word is a direct derivative of the [[Primitive Quendian]] word ''[[Kwende]]'' from [[root]] [[KWE]]NE.
  
 
[[Category:Quenya nouns]]
 
[[Category:Quenya nouns]]

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The Quende, plural Quendi, was the name given by the Elves to their own kind while they still dwelt at Cuiviénen.

Etymology

Quendë means "Those who speak with voices". The word is a direct derivative of the Primitive Quendian word Kwende from root KWENE.