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Latin ''herus'' means "lord, owner"; German ''herr'' is a modern word meaning "sir, lord, master".
 
Latin ''herus'' means "lord, owner"; German ''herr'' is a modern word meaning "sir, lord, master".
  
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* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
 
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
 
* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]]
 
* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]]
  
 
[[Category: Quenya nouns]]
 
[[Category: Quenya nouns]]

Revision as of 22:54, 20 October 2010

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

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 282, (dated 18 December 1965)