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'''yunque''' is the number twelve (12) in Quenya.<ref>{{VT|47}}</ref><ref>{{VT|48}}</ref>
 
'''yunque''' is the number twelve (12) in Quenya.<ref>{{VT|47}}</ref><ref>{{VT|48}}</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
From ''[[yú]]'' + ''[[enquë]]'' "double six".  
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It is a composite from ''[[yú]] + [[ence]]'' "double six". [[PQ]] form given also as ''yu-(e)neke'' > yunuk(w)<ref>{{VT|42}} p.24, 31</ref> > ''yunke''.
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Note that both ''ence'' and ''yunce'' were later changed to ''enque'' and ''yunque'' due to the influence of ''[[minquë]]''. After that, ''yunque'' is perceived as ''yú + enque''
  
[[PQ]] form given also as ''yu-(e)neke'' > ''yunke'' but this was altered due to the influence of ''[[minquë]]''
 
 
==Cognates==
 
==Cognates==
 
*[[Telerin]] ''[[yumpe]]'' (from original ''[[yunece]]'')
 
*[[Telerin]] ''[[yumpe]]'' (from original ''[[yunece]]'')
 
*[[Sindarin]] ''[[yneb]]'' (from original ''[[yneg]]'')
 
*[[Sindarin]] ''[[yneb]]'' (from original ''[[yneg]]'')
 
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Quenya numbers

yunque is the number twelve (12) in Quenya.[1][2]

Etymology

It is a composite from + ence "double six". PQ form given also as yu-(e)neke > yunuk(w)[3] > yunke.

Note that both ence and yunce were later changed to enque and yunque due to the influence of minquë. After that, yunque is perceived as yú + enque

Cognates

References

  1. Vinyar Tengwar, Number 47, February 2005
  2. Vinyar Tengwar, Number 48, December 2005
  3. Vinyar Tengwar, Number 42, July 2001 p.24, 31