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The '''Lár''', was a [[Númenor|Númenórean]] linear measure roughly equivalent to, and translated in the text as, a league. Whereas our league is 5280 yards (4828 metres), the ''Lár'' is 5277 yards, 4 feet and 2 inches (4825 metres), or 5000 ''[[Ranga]]r''.  
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The '''Lár''', was a [[Númenor|Númenórean]] linear measure roughly equivalent to, and translated in the text as, a league. Whereas our league is 5280 yards (4828 metres), the ''Lár'' is 5277 yards, 2 feet and 4 inches (4825 metres), or 5000 ''[[Ranga]]r''.  
  
 
The name ''Lár'' means "pause", and [[Gondor]]ian military units usually paused every 5000 ''rangar''. The [[Sindarin]] name was ''Daur''
 
The name ''Lár'' means "pause", and [[Gondor]]ian military units usually paused every 5000 ''rangar''. The [[Sindarin]] name was ''Daur''
  
 
[[Category:Quenya words]]
 
[[Category:Quenya words]]

Revision as of 23:17, 11 October 2008

The Lár, was a Númenórean linear measure roughly equivalent to, and translated in the text as, a league. Whereas our league is 5280 yards (4828 metres), the Lár is 5277 yards, 2 feet and 4 inches (4825 metres), or 5000 Rangar.

The name Lár means "pause", and Gondorian military units usually paused every 5000 rangar. The Sindarin name was Daur