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*'''''[[tolto]]''''' = eight
 
*'''''[[tolto]]''''' = eight
 
*'''''[[nertë]]''''' = nine
 
*'''''[[nertë]]''''' = nine
*'''''[[cainen]]''''' = ten
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*'''''[[quain]]''''' = ten
 
*'''''[[minquë]]''''' = eleven
 
*'''''[[minquë]]''''' = eleven
*'''''[[rasta]]''''' = twelve (see '''Note''' below)
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*'''''[[yunque]]''''' = twelve
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*'''''[[quainel]]/nelquea/yunquenta''''' = thirteen
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*'''''[[quaican]]''''' = fourteen
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*'''''[[lepenque]]/[[quailepen]]''''' = fifteen
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*'''''[[enenque]]/[[quainque]]''''' = sixteen
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*'''''[[otoque]]''''' = seventeen
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*'''''[[toloque]]''''' = eighteen
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*'''''[[neterque]]''''' = nineteen
 
*'''''[[haran]]''''' = one hundred
 
*'''''[[haran]]''''' = one hundred
  
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==Ordinals==
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# [[minya]]
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# [[tatya]] > [[attea]]
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# [[nelya]]/[[neldea]]
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# [[cantea]]
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# [[lemenya]] > [[lempea]]
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# [[enquea]]
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# [[otsea]]
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# [[toldea]]
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# [[nertea]]
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# [[quainea]]
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==Fractions==
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*1/2:''[[peresta]], perta''
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*1/3:''[[nelesta]], neldesta, nelta, nelsat''
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*1/4:''[[canasta]], casta, cansat''
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*1/5:''[[lepesta]], lepsat''
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*1/6:''[[enquesta]]''
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*1/7:''[[otosta]], osta, otsat''
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*1/8:''[[tolosta]], tosta, tolsat''
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*1/9:''[[neresta]], nesta, nersat''
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*1/10:''[[caista]], cast''
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*1/11:''[[minquesta]]''
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*1/12:''[[yunquesta]]''
  
'''''Note''''': This is reconstructed based on the root word '''RÁSAT'''.
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==See Also==
  
[[Category:Quenya numbers]]
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* [[Sindarin_numbers|Sindarin numbers]]
  
 
==Online Resources==
 
==Online Resources==
 
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* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/numerals.htm Ardalambion on Quenya numbers] - Early theory on how we can count above ten; uses material from ''[[The Etymologies]]''
* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/numerals.htm Ardalambion on Quenya numbers]
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*[http://www.phy.duke.edu/~trenk/elvish/numerals.html Eldarin Numberals] by Thorsten Renk - Discussion of different numerical concepts through the evolution of Tolkien's languages.
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Latest revision as of 23:25, 5 April 2011

Quenya numbers


The Quenya Numbers were as follows:

Contents

[edit] Ordinals

  1. minya
  2. tatya > attea
  3. nelya/neldea
  4. cantea
  5. lemenya > lempea
  6. enquea
  7. otsea
  8. toldea
  9. nertea
  10. quainea

[edit] Fractions

[edit] See Also

[edit] Online Resources