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Words with similar meaning are ''[[aran]]'' "king" and ''[[tar]]'' "high, lord".
 
Words with similar meaning are ''[[aran]]'' "king" and ''[[tar]]'' "high, lord".
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
[[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[KHER]].
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[[PQ]] ''[[kherû]]'' "master"<ref>{{L|282}}</ref> from [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[KHER]].
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[Ciryaher]] - "Ship Lord"
 
* [[Ciryaher]] - "Ship Lord"

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heru or hér means "lord" in Quenya. Words with similar meaning are aran "king" and tar "high, lord".

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Etymology

PQ kherû "master"[1] from Root KHER.

See also

Cognates

Inspiration

Latin herus means "lord, owner"; German herr is a modern word meaning "sir, lord, master".

References


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