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In the [[The Etymologies|''Etymologies'']] appears the root MOR-, yielding [[Primitive Quendian]] ''mori'' ("black"). From this root derives such words as:<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 373</ref>
 
In the [[The Etymologies|''Etymologies'']] appears the root MOR-, yielding [[Primitive Quendian]] ''mori'' ("black"). From this root derives such words as:<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 373</ref>
  
*Quenya: ''[[morna]]'' ("gloomy, sombre"); ''[[mordo]]'' ("shadow, obscurity, stain")
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*Quenya: ''[[morna]]'' ("gloomy, sombre"); ''[[mordo]]'' ("shadow, obscurity, stain, smear, dimness")<ref name=VT45a/>
  
*[[Noldorin]]: ''maur'' ("gloom"); ''[[Morn#Other versions|morn]]'' ("black")<ref>{{VT|45a}}, p. 35</ref>
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*[[Noldorin]]: ''maur'' ("gloom"); ''[[Morn#Other versions|morn]]'' ("black")<ref name=VT45a>{{VT|45a}}, p. 35</ref>
  
 
*[[Ilkorin]]: ''môr'' ("night")
 
*[[Ilkorin]]: ''môr'' ("night")

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MOR is a Primitive Quendian root signifying "black, dark".[1][2]

Derivatives

Other versions

In the Etymologies appears the root MOR-, yielding Primitive Quendian mori ("black"). From this root derives such words as:[3]

  • Quenya: morna ("gloomy, sombre"); mordo ("shadow, obscurity, stain, smear, dimness")[4]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 297, (dated August 1967) (root appearing as "√MOR")
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), pp. 73, 81 , 165 (root appearing as "√MOR-")
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 373
  4. 4.0 4.1 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. 35