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Úmarth

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Úmarth means "ill-fate" in Sindarin.[1]

Túrin Turambar in Nargothrond, wished to hide his identity and introduced himself as Agarwaen. He used the name Úmarth to refer to his father Húrin.[1]

Etymology

Úmarth apparently contains the negative prefix ū[2] + amarth "fate".

Cognates

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar", p. 369