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'''''morë''''' is a noun meaning "dark" or "darkness" in [[Quenya]]. Compare with ''[[môr]]'' in [[Sindarin]].
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'''''morë''''' is a word meaning "dark" or "darkness" in [[Quenya]] and perhaps [[Telerin]].  
  
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It is seen as ''mori-'' in compounds (see etymology below).
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==Etymology==
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[[Primitive]] ''[[mori]]'' (the short final ''i'' becoming ''e'' in [[Common Eldarin]] stage) [[root]] [[MOR]].
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From primitive ''mori'', the ''i'' remains so in compounds: <s>''morequendi''</s> is wrong because *''morikwendî'' > ''moriquendi''.
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==See also==
 
* [[Morifinwë]] = "Dark Finwë"
 
* [[Morifinwë]] = "Dark Finwë"
* [[Moriquendi]] = "Dark Elves"
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* [[Moriquendi]]/[[Moripendi]] = "Dark Elves"
  
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==Cognates==
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[môr]]''
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
 
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
 
* ''[[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]]
 
* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]]
  
[[Category:Quenya words]]
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[[Category:Quenya nouns]]
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[[category:Telerin nouns]]

Revision as of 12:06, 25 February 2009

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