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'''''morë''''' is a word meaning "dark" or "darkness" in [[Quenya]] and perhaps [[Telerin]].  
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'''''more''''' is a [[Quenya]] word meaning "dark(ness)".<ref name=L297>{{L|297}}</ref>
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''more'' also perhaps have the same meaning in [[Telerin]].{{fact}}
  
 
It is seen as ''mori-'' in compounds (see etymology below).
 
It is seen as ''mori-'' in compounds (see etymology below).
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
[[Primitive]] ''[[mori]]'' (the short final ''i'' becoming ''e'' in [[Common Eldarin]] stage) [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[MOR]].  
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[[Primitive Quendian]] ''[[mori]]'' (the short final ''i'' becoming ''e'' in [[Common Eldarin]] stage){{or}} [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[MOR]].<ref name=L297/>
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From primitive ''mori'', the ''i'' remains so in compounds: <s>''morequendi''</s> is wrong because *''morikwendî'' > ''moriquendi''.{{or}}
  
From primitive ''mori'', the ''i'' remains so in compounds: <s>''morequendi''</s> is wrong because *''morikwendî'' > ''moriquendi''.
 
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[Morifinwë]]/[[Moryo]] = "Dark Finwë"
 
* [[Morifinwë]]/[[Moryo]] = "Dark Finwë"

Revision as of 20:03, 9 June 2011

more is a Quenya word meaning "dark(ness)".[1]

more also perhaps have the same meaning in Telerin.[source?]

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

Etymology

Primitive Quendian mori (the short final i becoming e in Common Eldarin stage)Template:Or Root MOR.[1]

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

See also

Cognates

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 297, (dated August 1967)