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'''''Tinco''''' is a noun meaning "metal" in [[Quenya]].  
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'''''tinco''''' is a noun meaning "metal" in [[Quenya]].<ref name="Names">{{App|Letters}}, Note, ''The names of the letters''</ref>
  
[[Image:Tinco.gif]]''Tinco'' is also the name of the 1st letter of the [[Tengwar]] alphabet. It has the value of T in Quenya and [[Sindarin]], and is the first letter of the set of dentals, or ''Tinco-téma''.
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[[Image:Tinco.gif|left]]''Tinco'' is also the name in Quenya of the first letter of the [[Tengwar]] alphabet.<ref name="Names"/>  It is the first letter of the first grade or [[Tyellë]], which contains "voiceless stops" and it is the first letter in the dental or ''t''-series of consonants, the ''[[Tincotéma]]''.  In all modes ''Tinco'' represents '''T'''.<ref>{{App|Letters}}</ref>  The Westron name for this letter is '''''Tó'''''.<ref>See [[Westron Tengwar]]</ref>
  
In [[Westron Tengwar|Westron]] the letter is called '''''Tó''''' and also has the value of T.
 
  
== References ==
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==Etymology==
* [[The Lord of the Rings]], [[Appendix E]]
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The word derives from the [[Primitive Quendian]] [[Sundocarme|root]] [[TINKŌ]].<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, TINKŌ -</ref>
* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]]
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==See Also ==
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* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Fauskanger]]
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Latest revision as of 09:16, 9 November 2012

tinco is a noun meaning "metal" in Quenya.[1]

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Tinco is also the name in Quenya of the first letter of the Tengwar alphabet.[1] It is the first letter of the first grade or Tyellë, which contains "voiceless stops" and it is the first letter in the dental or t-series of consonants, the Tincotéma. In all modes Tinco represents T.[2] The Westron name for this letter is .[3]


[edit] Etymology

The word derives from the Primitive Quendian root TINKŌ.[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"
  3. See Westron Tengwar
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", TINKŌ -