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lúmë is a Quenya word meaning "time, hour".[1]

Forms[edit | edit source]

  • lúmenna = "upon the time"[1]
  • lúmesse = "at the hour"[2]

Examples[edit | edit source]


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 13
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "'Words of Joy': Five Catholic Prayers in Quenya — Part One" (edited by Patrick H. Wynne, Arden R. Smith, and Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 43, January 2002, p. 34