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The Elves named themselves Quendi (Quenya; IPA: [ˈkʷendi]; "the Speakers"; singular Quendë; [ˈkʷende]), in honour of the fact that, when they were created, they were the only living things they knew of who were able to speak. (This name is no accident — Tolkien was a philologist.)
|Foreign Language||Translated name|
|Kazakh||Квенди (Cyrillic) Kvendï (Latin)|
|Serbian||Квенди (Cyrillic) Kvendi (Latin)|