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The Shibboleth of Fëanor

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The '''Shibboleth of Fëanor''' is a writing by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] included in the ''[[The Peoples of Middle-earth]]''. It concerns the [[Flight of the Noldor]] and how language affected this; primarily the change from ''þ'' to ''s''.  It includes the [[Quenya]] [[father-name|father-names]] of the [[House of Finwë]]. As well, it tells the tragic story of the death of [[Amras]] at [[Losgar]], and of the naming of him and his twin.
 
The '''Shibboleth of Fëanor''' is a writing by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] included in the ''[[The Peoples of Middle-earth]]''. It concerns the [[Flight of the Noldor]] and how language affected this; primarily the change from ''þ'' to ''s''.  It includes the [[Quenya]] [[father-name|father-names]] of the [[House of Finwë]]. As well, it tells the tragic story of the death of [[Amras]] at [[Losgar]], and of the naming of him and his twin.
  
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The Shibboleth of Fëanor is a writing by J.R.R. Tolkien included in the The Peoples of Middle-earth. It concerns the Flight of the Noldor and how language affected this; primarily the change from þ to s. It includes the Quenya father-names of the House of Finwë. As well, it tells the tragic story of the death of Amras at Losgar, and of the naming of him and his twin.