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is a Quenya word meaning "now".[1]

[edit] Examples

  • man i yulma nin enquantuva? ('Who now shall refill the cup for me?')[2]
  • ar lúmesse ya firuvamme ('now and at the hour of our death')[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "'Words of Joy': Five Catholic Prayers in Quenya — Part One" (edited by Patrick H. Wynne, Arden R. Smith, and Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 43, January 2002, p. 34
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Donald Swann, The Road Goes Ever On, "Namárië (Farewell)", line 8