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'''Or''' means "above" or "over" in both [[Quenya]]<ref name="C">{{UT|Cirion}}</ref> and [[Sindarin]]<Ref name="E">{{LR|Etymologies}} p. 379, entry ORO</ref>.
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'''or''' means "above" or "over" in both [[Quenya]]<ref name="C">{{UT|Cirion}}</ref> and [[Sindarin]]<Ref name="E">{{LR|Etymologies}} p. 379, entry ORO</ref>.
  
 
In Quenya, it is also a prefix of words, such as ''[[ortil]]'' (cf. [[oro-]]).
 
In Quenya, it is also a prefix of words, such as ''[[ortil]]'' (cf. [[oro-]]).
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[[Root]] [[ORO]]<Ref name="E"/>
 
[[Root]] [[ORO]]<Ref name="E"/>
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==
*(Quenya) ''[[i]] [[Eru]] i '''or''' [[ilya|ilye]] [[mahalma]]r [[ea (verb)|ea]] [[tenna|tenn]]' [[oio]]'' "the One who is '''above''' all thrones for ever"<ref name="C"/>
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*(Quenya) "...''[[i]] [[Eru]] i '''or''' [[ilya|ilyë]] [[mahalma]]r [[ea (verb)|]] [[tennoio]]'' "the One who is '''above''' all thrones for ever"<ref name="C"/>
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[oro-]]
 
*[[oro-]]

Revision as of 02:06, 13 June 2011

or means "above" or "over" in both Quenya[1] and Sindarin[2].

In Quenya, it is also a prefix of words, such as ortil (cf. oro-).

Etymology

Root ORO[2]

Examples

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Cirion and Eorl and the Friendship of Gondor and Rohan"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies" p. 379, entry ORO