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Kyermë

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'''Kyermë''' means "prayer" in [[Quenya]].
 
'''Kyermë''' means "prayer" in [[Quenya]].
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==Etymology==
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The etymology is not known. The form of the word would suggest a [[PQ]] [[root]] *KJER
  
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The word is the only one in Quenya that displays the exceptional sound ''ky''. It has been suggested that it is a [[Númenor]]ean dialect of Quenya or that it is a misreading of ''hy''.
 
== Examples ==
 
== Examples ==
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*[[Erukyermë]]: "Prayer to [[Eru]]"
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==See also==
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*''[[hyam]]'' "to pay"
  
 
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[[Category: Quenya nouns]]
[[Erukyermë]]- "Prayer to [[Eru]]
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[[Category: Quenya words]]
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Revision as of 17:18, 20 October 2009

Kyermë means "prayer" in Quenya.

Etymology

The etymology is not known. The form of the word would suggest a PQ root *KJER

The word is the only one in Quenya that displays the exceptional sound ky. It has been suggested that it is a Númenorean dialect of Quenya or that it is a misreading of hy.

Examples

See also