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Hwenti

Hwenti
People
C. Domino - Hwenti Spear-thrower.jpg
"Hwenti Spear-thrower" by C. Domino
General Information
Languagesone of the many Avarin languages
Physical Description
LifespanImmortal
GalleryImages of Hwenti

Hwenti were one of the only six tribes of the Avari mentioned.

[edit] Etymology

It is an Avarin word meaning "the People". It derives from Primitive Quendian kwendī.[1]

[edit] See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: Author's Notes to Quendi and Eldar", Note 9, p. 410