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It is seen as ''mori-'' in compounds (see etymology below).
 
It is seen as ''mori-'' in compounds (see etymology below).
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
[[Primitive]] ''[[mori]]'' (the short final ''i'' becoming ''e'' in [[Common Eldarin]] stage) [[root]] [[MOR]].  
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[[Primitive]] ''[[mori]]'' (the short final ''i'' becoming ''e'' in [[Common Eldarin]] stage) [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[MOR]].  
  
 
From primitive ''mori'', the ''i'' remains so in compounds: <s>''morequendi''</s> is wrong because *''morikwendî'' > ''moriquendi''.
 
From primitive ''mori'', the ''i'' remains so in compounds: <s>''morequendi''</s> is wrong because *''morikwendî'' > ''moriquendi''.

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morë is a word meaning "dark" or "darkness" in Quenya and perhaps Telerin.

It is seen as mori- in compounds (see etymology below).

Contents

Etymology

Primitive mori (the short final i becoming e in Common Eldarin stage) Root MOR.

From primitive mori, the i remains so in compounds: morequendi is wrong because *morikwendî > moriquendi.

See also

Cognates

References