Quenya (pronounced [ˈkʷɛn.ja]) is one of the fictional languages devised by J. R. R. Tolkien and used by the Elves in his legendarium. Tolkien began devising the language around 1910 and restructured the grammar several times until Quenya reached its final state. The vocabulary remained relatively stable throughout the creation process.
Quenya was mainly used in official names and writings and as a ceremonial language, much as the Latin language was in medieval Europe. For this reason it was sometimes called "an Elven-Latin" by Tolkien. Quenya is usually written in Tengwar, although it was earlier written in Sarati.
Quenya is a fictional language devised by J. R. R. Tolkien, and used in his fictional universe, often called Middle-earth. Here is presented a resume of the grammatical rules of late Quenya as established from Tolkien's writings c. 1951–1973.
- auta-, av-, va- (< wa-)
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Mar 12, 2020 · From Noldorin Quenya Quenya, ultimately derived from the Primitive Quendian root * kwene ("person"), being the name for the language invented by J. R. R. Tolkien as the language spoken by the Elves in his books.
El quenya (pronunciáu /AFI: [ˈk w ɛɲa] /); tamién llamáu qenya, quendya, alto élfico, alta llingua, llingua antigua, llingua de los elfos de Valinor y otres denominaciones ye, xuntu col sindarin, l'idioma más espublizáu y estudiáu de les más de quince ideolengues que, con distintos graos de detalle, fueron inventaes pol escritor y filólogu británicu J. R. R. Tolkien y usaes nel so legendarium.
Quenya (IPA: ['kwɛnja]; ibland kallad högalviska) är ett språk som skapades av J.R.R. Tolkien för hans fiktiva värld Arda. Det talas av de två alviska folken noldor och vanyar. Quenya är tillsammans med sindarin de viktigaste och mest genomarbetade av Tolkiens språk.
English to Quenya. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y-able -ima -en -in, -en -eyed -yetille -ing (from verbs) -le -ious -in, -en -like -ya, -(i)el -wine ...
The command queta Quenya! "speak Quenya!" was used in the sense of "speak precisely and intelligibly, put into actual words" (instead of using hand signs or looks); the word Quenya is here used adverbially (PE17:138).
Quenya was the language of the Exiled High-Elves returning to Middle-earth. The Exiles , being relatively few in number, eventually adopted a form of Sindarin: a southern dialect (of which the purest and most archaic variety was used in Doriath ruled by Thingol).