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leben

Sindarin numbers

leben is the number five (5, V) in Sindarin.[1][2][3][4]

In Noldorin, the precursor of Sindarin, "five" is lheben. The word derives from root LEP-.[5][1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Rivers and Beacon-hills of Gondor: Appendix: The Eldarin numerals" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 42, July 2001, pp. 24-5
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Eldarin Hands, Fingers & Numerals and Related Writings — Part One" (edited by Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 47, February 2005, p. 24
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Eldarin Hands, Fingers & Numerals and Related Writings — Part Two" (edited by Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 48, December 2005, pp. 6, 21 (note 23)
  4. 4.0 4.1 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. 95
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", LEP-