The 'series' of the tengwar. In normal use, each of these contained six tyeller or grades, each giving different qualities to a basic sound.
The Tengwar were originally devised by Rúmil, but Fëanor later reinvented them almost entirely. We don't know whether Rúmil's original system featured témar or any equivalent, but we do know that little of it was retained in the new Tengwar of Fëanor. This later revision therefore probably saw the appearance of the témar among its other improvements.
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