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lambe is a noun meaning "tongue" in Quenya.[1]

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Lambe is also the name in Quenya of the twenty-seventh letter of the Tengwar alphabet. [1] In all modes this letter represents L.[2] The Westron name for this letter is Alo.[3]


[edit] Etymology

The word derives from the Primitive Quendian root LAB.[4]

[edit] See Also

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix E, "Writing", "The Fëanorian Letters", Note, The names of the letters
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix E, "Writing", "The Fëanorian Letters", Note, The additional letters
  3. See Westron Tengwar
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", LAB -