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''Hildor'' is a [[Quenya]] word, and contains an influence from the [[Sundocarme|root]] [[KHILI]] ("follow").<ref name=WJ/>
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''Hildor'' is a [[Quenya]] word, and contains an influence from the [[Sundocarme|root]] [[KHILI]] ("follow").<ref name=WJ/> In the [[The Etymologies|''Etymologies'']] appears the Quenya form ''hildi'' ("followers = mortal men"), derived from root [[KHILI#Other versions|KHIL-]].<ref name=LR>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 364</ref>
  
 
[[Helge Kåre Fauskanger|Helge Fauskanger]] has suggested that the unattested singular form of plural ''Hildor'' should be ''Hildo''.<ref>[[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]], "[http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/quen-eng.htm Quettaparma Quenyallo]" at [http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/ Ardalambion] (accessed 16 June 2011)</ref>
 
[[Helge Kåre Fauskanger|Helge Fauskanger]] has suggested that the unattested singular form of plural ''Hildor'' should be ''Hildo''.<ref>[[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]], "[http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/quen-eng.htm Quettaparma Quenyallo]" at [http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/ Ardalambion] (accessed 16 June 2011)</ref>

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Hildor was one of the many names among the Elves for the race of Men, meaning "the Followers" or "the Aftercomers".[1][2]

Etymology

Hildor is a Quenya word, and contains an influence from the root KHILI ("follow").[2] In the Etymologies appears the Quenya form hildi ("followers = mortal men"), derived from root KHIL-.[3]

Helge Fauskanger has suggested that the unattested singular form of plural Hildor should be Hildo.[4]

See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: Appendix A. Elvish names for Men", pp. 386-7
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 364
  4. Helge Kåre Fauskanger, "Quettaparma Quenyallo" at Ardalambion (accessed 16 June 2011)