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Middle Quenya

Quenya as Tolkien conceived of it in his Middle Period (1930-1950 in the terminology of this lexicon). At this stage, it was generally spelled Qenya, and was the language of the first tribe of Elves only; the Noldor spoke Noldorin. See later Quenya for Tolkien’s thoughts on this language in the period after the publication of The Lord of the Rings.