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'''KHEN''' is an [[Elvish]] [[Sundocarme|root]] signifying "look at, see, observe, direct gaze".<ref>{{VT|45a}}, p. 21 (form appearing as "KHEN- (also KEN-, KYEN-)"; rejected entry "KHEN- look")</ref> The root is said to be "base of eye-words" and to be related to the root [[KEN]].<ref name=PE>{{PE|Eldarin}}, pp. 157, 187 (form appearing as "√KHEN." and "√KHEN")</ref>
 
'''KHEN''' is an [[Elvish]] [[Sundocarme|root]] signifying "look at, see, observe, direct gaze".<ref>{{VT|45a}}, p. 21 (form appearing as "KHEN- (also KEN-, KYEN-)"; rejected entry "KHEN- look")</ref> The root is said to be "base of eye-words" and to be related to the root [[KEN]].<ref name=PE>{{PE|Eldarin}}, pp. 157, 187 (form appearing as "√KHEN." and "√KHEN")</ref>
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==Derivatives==
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[hen]]''<ref>Presumed derivative (unattested derivation); cf. [[KHEN-D-E]]<!-- noted by User:Morgan --></ref>
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Latest revision as of 21:38, 9 January 2011

KHEN is an Elvish root signifying "look at, see, observe, direct gaze".[1] The root is said to be "base of eye-words" and to be related to the root KEN.[2]

[edit] Derivatives

[edit] See also

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part One" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 45, November 2003, p. 21 (form appearing as "KHEN- (also KEN-, KYEN-)"; rejected entry "KHEN- look")
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings: Eldarin Roots and Stems", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), pp. 157, 187 (form appearing as "√KHEN." and "√KHEN")
  3. Presumed derivative (unattested derivation); cf. KHEN-D-E