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The name ten refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see ten (disambiguation).

ten, meaning "arrive", is the likely present form,[source?] of the attested Quenya verb tenne (past tense; "arrived, reached").[1]

[edit] Other forms

  • etēnie ("has just arrived")
  • tenuva ("will arrive")

[edit] Etymology


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Eldarin Hands, Fingers & Numerals and Related Writings — Part Three" (edited by Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 49, June 2007, p. 23