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Nernehta

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'''''Nernehta''''' is the [[Quenya]] name of the battle formation known in [[Sindarin]] as the '''''[[Dírnaith]]'''''.  
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'''''Nernehta''''' is the [[Quenya]] name of the battle formation known in [[Sindarin]] as the '''''[[Dírnaith]]'''''.<ref name=Gladden>{{UT|Gladden}}, note 16</ref>
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==Etymology==
 
==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.
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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.<ref name=Gladden/>
  
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[[Category: Tactical formations]]
 
[[Category: Tactical formations]]
 
[[Category: Quenya nouns]]
 
[[Category: Quenya nouns]]

Latest revision as of 05:56, 15 May 2012

Nernehta is the Quenya name of the battle formation known in Sindarin as the Dírnaith.[1]

[edit] 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.[1]

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Disaster of the Gladden Fields", note 16