enquë

"q" cardinal "six" ÉNEK, VT48:4, 6, 9, VT49:57; enquëa ordinal "sixth" VT42:25; see also enquië. According to VT48:8, the word for "six" may have been encë "k" in very early Quenya the form is asterisked by Tolkien, but this was altered to enquë under the influence of yunquë "twelve" perceived as meaning "2 times 6", *yú-enquë, with the prefix yú- "twi-".

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