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'''''heru''''' or '''''hér''''' means "lord" in [[Quenya]]. Compare with ''[[hîr]]'' in [[Sindarin]].
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'''''heru''''' or '''''hér''''' means "lord" in [[Quenya]].<ref>{{S|Appendix}}, ''heru''</ref>  Words with similar meaning are ''[[aran]]'' "king" and ''[[tar]]'' "high, lord".
  
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==Etymology==
* [[Herumor]] = "Black Lord"
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[[PQ]] ''[[kherû]]'' "master"<ref>{{L|282}}</ref> from [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[KHER]].<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, '''KHER'''</ref>
* [[Ondoher]] = "Stone Lord"
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== References ==
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==See also==
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* ''[[Ciryaher]]'' - "Ship Lord"
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* ''[[Herumor]]'' - "Black Lord"
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* ''[[Tar-Herunúmen|Herunúmen]]'' - "Lord of the West"
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* ''[[Ondoher]]'' - "Stone Lord"
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* ''[[Ostoher]]'' - "Fortress Lord"
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==Cognates==
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[hîr]]''
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*[[Sindarin]] ''híril'' - "Lady"
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==Inspiration==
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Latin ''herus'' means "lord, owner"; German ''herr'' is a modern word meaning "sir, lord, master".
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{{References}}
 
* ''[[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]]
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* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Fauskanger]]
  
[[Category: Quenya words]]
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[[Category: Quenya nouns]]

Latest revision as of 22:26, 1 November 2012

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]

[edit] See also

[edit] Cognates

[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