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'''Moripendi''' is a [[Telerin]] term  for the [[Dark Elves]], specifically the [[Avari]], since it was not applied by the Teleri to their Eldarin kin in [[Middle-earth]] ([[Sindar]] and [[Nandor]])<ref>{{HM|WJ}} pp.362, 371</ref>
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'''Moripendi''' is a [[Telerin]] term  for the [[Dark Elves]], specifically the [[Avari]], since it was not applied by the Teleri to their Eldarin kin in [[Middle-earth]] ([[Sindar]] and [[Nandor]]).<ref>{{WJ|A}} pp. 362, 371</ref>
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
''[[more|mori-]]'' means "black, dark", directly from [[primitive]] ''[[mori]]'', [[root]] [[MOR]]<ref>{{HM| [[Etymologies]] p. 373</ref><ref>[[Letter 382]]</ref> compounded with ''[[Pendi]]''
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''[[more|mori-]]'' means "black, dark", directly from [[primitive]] ''[[mori]]'', [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[MOR]]<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, '''MOR'''</ref><ref>{{L|279}}</ref> compounded with ''[[Pendi]]''.
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==Cognates==
 
==Cognates==
 
*[[Quenya]] ''[[Moriquendi]]''
 
*[[Quenya]] ''[[Moriquendi]]''
 
*[[Sindarin]] ''[[Morben]]''
 
*[[Sindarin]] ''[[Morben]]''
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Latest revision as of 06:42, 10 October 2012

Moripendi is a Telerin term for the Dark Elves, specifically the Avari, since it was not applied by the Teleri to their Eldarin kin in Middle-earth (Sindar and Nandor).[1]

[edit] Etymology

mori- means "black, dark", directly from primitive mori, Root MOR[2][3] compounded with Pendi.

[edit] Cognates

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: A. The principal linguistic elements concerned" pp. 362, 371
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", MOR
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 279, (dated 30 October 1965)