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Súriquessë

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The name likely means "wind feather".<ref name=AI/> It has been suggested that the name is [[Quenya]],<ref>[[Helge Kåre Fauskanger|Helge Fauskanger]], "[http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/quen-eng.htm Quettaparma Quenyallo]" (accessed 7 June 2011)</ref> and would derive from ''[[súre]]'' and ''[[quesse]]''.{{or}}
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The name likely means "wind feather".<ref name=AI/> It has been suggested that the name is [[Quenya]],<ref>[[Helge Kåre Fauskanger|Helge Fauskanger]], "[http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/quen-eng.htm Quettaparma Quenyallo]" (accessed 7 June 2011)</ref> and would derive from ''[[súre]]'' and ''[[quesse]]''.{{fact}}
  
 
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==See also==

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Súriquessë is the Elvish name of a grass.[1][note 1]

Etymology

The name likely means "wind feather".[1] It has been suggested that the name is Quenya,[2] and would derive from súre and quesse.[source?]

See also

Notes

  1. The name appears on unpublished drawings related to an illustration (fig. 196) by Tolkien depicting the grass; Hammond and Scull describes the physical appearance of the grass as a "tuft of radiating grass".

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull, J.R.R. Tolkien: Artist & Illustrator, pp. 197-8
  2. Helge Fauskanger, "Quettaparma Quenyallo" (accessed 7 June 2011)