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Nernehta

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'''''Nernehta''''' is the [[Quenya]] name of the battle formation known in [[Sindarin]] as the '''''[[Dírnaith]]'''''. It is derived from the Quenya word ''[[nehtë]]'' which is applied to any formation or projection tapering to a point.
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'''''Nernehta''''' is the [[Quenya]] name of the battle formation known in [[Sindarin]] as the '''''[[Dírnaith]]'''''.  
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==Etymology==
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It is derived from the Quenya words ''[[Nér]]'' "man" and ''[[nehte]]/[[nehta]]'' which is applied to any formation or projection tapering to a point.
  
 
[[Category: Tactical formations]]
 
[[Category: Tactical formations]]
 
[[Category: Quenya nouns]]
 
[[Category: Quenya nouns]]

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Nernehta is the Quenya name of the battle formation known in Sindarin as the Dírnaith.

Etymology

It is derived from the Quenya words Nér "man" and nehte/nehta which is applied to any formation or projection tapering to a point.