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Kyermë

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The etymology is not known. The form of the word would suggest a [[PQ]] [[root]] *KJER and the noun ending ''[[-më]]''.
 
The etymology is not known. The form of the word would suggest a [[PQ]] [[root]] *KJER and the noun ending ''[[-më]]''.
  
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''.
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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'' (see also ''[[hyam]]''.
 
== Examples ==
 
== Examples ==
 
*[[Erukyermë]]: "Prayer to [[Eru]]"
 
*[[Erukyermë]]: "Prayer to [[Eru]]"

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Kyermë means "prayer" in Quenya.

Etymology

The etymology is not known. The form of the word would suggest a PQ root *KJER and the noun ending -më.

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 (see also hyam.

Examples

See also