Quenya numbers
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−  * [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/numerals.htm Ardalambion on Quenya numbers]  +  ==Online Resources== 
+  * [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.phy.duke.edu/~trenk/elvish/numerals.html Eldarin Numberals] by Thorsten Renk  Discussion of different numerical concepts through the evolution of Tolkien's languages.  
+  [[Category:Quenya numbers*]] 
Revision as of 13:38, 23 February 2009
Quenya numbers 


The Quenya Numbers were as follows:
 minë = one
 atta = two
 neldë = three
 canta = four
 lempë = five
 enquë = six
 otso = seven
 tolto = eight
 nertë = nine
 quain = ten
 minquë = eleven
 yunque = twelve
 quainel/nelquea/yunquenta = thirteen
 quaican = fourteen
 lepenque/quailepen = fifteen
 enenque/quainque = sixteen
 otoque = seventeen
 toloque = eighteen
 neterque = nineteen
 haran = one hundred
Ordinals
Fractions
1/2:peresta, perta 1/3:nelesta, neldesta, nelta, nelsat 1/4:canasta, casta, cansat 1/5:lepesta, lepsat 1/6:enquesta 1/7:otosta, osta, otsat 1/8:tolosta, tosta, tolsat 1/9:neresta, nesta, nersat 1/10:caista, cast 1/11:minquesta 1/12:yunquesta
Online Resources
 Ardalambion on Quenya numbers  Early theory on how we can count above ten; uses material from the Etymologies
 Eldarin Numberals by Thorsten Renk  Discussion of different numerical concepts through the evolution of Tolkien's languages.