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bereth

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bereth is Sindarin for 'queen' or 'spouse'.

Etymology

From OS barathi (the -i causing umlaut of a to e before disappearing).[1], PQ barathî, root BARATH.[2]

Examples

Notes

It is unrelated to root BERÉTH "beech, birch". Also, it doesn't contain the feminine ending -eth.

References

  1. The Road Goes Ever On, A Song Cycle, p. 74
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies"