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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* ''[[Ciryaher]]'' - "Ship Lord"
 
* ''[[Ciryaher]]'' - "Ship Lord"
* ''[[Herumor (Black Númenórean)|Herumor]]'' - "Black Lord"
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* ''[[Herumor]]'' - "Black Lord"
 
* ''[[Tar-Herunúmen|Herunúmen]]'' - "Lord of the West"
 
* ''[[Tar-Herunúmen|Herunúmen]]'' - "Lord of the West"
 
* ''[[Ondoher]]'' - "Stone Lord"
 
* ''[[Ondoher]]'' - "Stone Lord"

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heru or hér means "lord" in Quenya.[1] Words with similar meaning are aran "king" and tar "high, lord".

[edit] Etymology

PQ kherû "master"[2] from Root KHER.[3]

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[edit] Inspiration

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

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", heru
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 282, (dated 18 December 1965)
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", KHER