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However, the phonology of the two languages differed much, with Telerin often being more conservative than [[Quenya]]. In [[Aman]] the speakers of Telerin outnumbered the speakers of [[Quenya]], much as the [[Teleri]] outnumbered the [[Vanyar]] and [[Noldor]].  
 
However, the phonology of the two languages differed much, with Telerin often being more conservative than [[Quenya]]. In [[Aman]] the speakers of Telerin outnumbered the speakers of [[Quenya]], much as the [[Teleri]] outnumbered the [[Vanyar]] and [[Noldor]].  
  
The coexistence with the Teleri made the Noldor want to differientate themselves from the [[Vanyarin|speech of the Vanyar]]. For example the Vanyar pronounced /f/ very soft, almost like /hw/, but the Noldor resisted this change through influence from the Teleri.<ref>{{PM|Shibboleth}}</ref>  
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The coexistence with the Teleri, made the Noldor to differientate themselves from the [[Vanyarin|speech of the Vanyar]]. For example the Vanyar pronounced /f/ very soft, almost like /hw/, but the Noldor resisted this change through influence from the Teleri.<ref>{{PM|Shibboleth}}</ref>  
  
 
Also, the Teleri prized silver above gold, and their skill as silversmiths was esteemed even by the Noldor who seemed to prefer the Telerin word ''[[telpe]]'' ("silver") intead the Quenya form ''[[tyelpë]]''.<ref>{{UT|6e}}, p. 266</ref>
 
Also, the Teleri prized silver above gold, and their skill as silversmiths was esteemed even by the Noldor who seemed to prefer the Telerin word ''[[telpe]]'' ("silver") intead the Quenya form ''[[tyelpë]]''.<ref>{{UT|6e}}, p. 266</ref>

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