Tolkien Gateway

More

(Difference between revisions)
 
m (Added {{title}})
 
(14 intermediate revisions by 6 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
'''''morë''''' is a noun meaning "dark" or "darkness" in [[Quenya]]. Compare with ''[[môr]]'' in [[Sindarin]].
+
__NOTOC__
 +
'''''more''''' is a [[Quenya]] word meaning "dark(ness)".<ref name=L297>{{L|297}}</ref>
  
Examples:
+
''more'' also perhaps has the same meaning in [[Telerin]]<ref name="HF">[[Helge Fauskanger]]'s [http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/telerin.htm Telerin article] at [[Ardalambion]]: "The independent form of mori- was probably *more, as in Quenya (since final short -i became -e at the Common Eldarin stage), but no Telerin form as such is mentioned in the entry MOR in the Etymologies (LR:373)"</ref>.
* [[Morifinwë]] = "Dark Finwë"
+
* [[Moriquendi]] = "Dark Elves"
+
  
== References ==
+
It is seen as ''mori-'' in compounds (see etymology below).
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
+
* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]]
+
  
[[Category:Quenya words]]
+
==Etymology==
 +
[[Primitive Quendian]] ''[[mori]]'' (the short final ''-i'' becoming ''-e'' in [[Common Eldarin]] stage)<ref>[[Helge Fauskanger]]'s [http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/primelv.htm#Heading9 Common Eldarin analysis] in [[Ardalambion]]</ref><ref name="HF"/> [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[MOR]].<ref name=L297/>
 +
 
 +
==See also==
 +
*[[Morwe]]
 +
* [[Morifinwë]]/[[Moryo]] = "Dark Finwë"
 +
* [[Moriquendi]]/[[Moripendi]] = "Dark Elves"
 +
*[[morimaitë]] =  "black-handed"
 +
*[[Moringotto]] = "Black Foe"
 +
*[[Morion]] = "the dark one"
 +
*[[morna]] = "dark, black"
 +
*[[mornië]] =  "darkness"
 +
 
 +
==Cognates==
 +
*[[Sindarin]] ''[[môr]]''
 +
 
 +
{{references}}
 +
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
 +
* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Fauskanger]]
 +
{{title|lowercase}}
 +
[[Category:Quenya nouns]]
 +
[[Category:Telerin nouns]]

Latest revision as of 08:57, 9 November 2012

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

more also perhaps has the same meaning in Telerin[2].

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

[edit] Etymology

Primitive Quendian mori (the short final -i becoming -e in Common Eldarin stage)[3][2] Root MOR.[1]

[edit] See also

[edit] Cognates

[edit] 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)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Helge Fauskanger's Telerin article at Ardalambion: "The independent form of mori- was probably *more, as in Quenya (since final short -i became -e at the Common Eldarin stage), but no Telerin form as such is mentioned in the entry MOR in the Etymologies (LR:373)"
  3. Helge Fauskanger's Common Eldarin analysis in Ardalambion