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 during and after the publication of The Lord of the Rings.