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LINKWI is a Primitive Quendian root without any given signification.[1] It is related to root LIN1-.[2]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 369 (form appearing as "LINKWI-")
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part One" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 45, November 2003, p. 27 (form appearing as "LIÑKWI")