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hûr is a Noldorin word meaning "readiness for action, vigour, fiery spirit".[1]

Retaining the same form and meaning, hûr is commonly considered a valid Neo-Sindarin word.[2][3][4]


  • Root KHOR ("set going, put in motion, urge on, etc")[1]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 364
  2. David Salo (2004), A Gateway to Sindarin, p. 265
  3. Didier Willis, Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary at (accessed 9 December 2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Compound Sindarin Names in Middle-earth at (accessed 9 December 2011)