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silmë is a noun meaning "starlight" in Quenya.[1]

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Silmë is also the name in Quenya of the twenty-ninth letter of the Tengwar alphabet.[1] In all modes this letter represents S.[2] The Westron name for this letter is .[3]


[edit] Etymology

The word derives from the Primitive Quendian root SIL.[4]

[edit] See Also

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix E, "Writing", "The Fëanorian Letters", Note, The names of the letters
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix E, "Writing", "The Fëanorian Letters", Note, The additional letters
  3. See Westron Tengwar
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", SIL -