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==Quenya==
'''Or''' means "above" or "over" in both [[Quenya]] and [[Sindarin]].
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'''''or''''' means "above" in [[Quenya]].<ref name="C">{{UT|Cirion}}</ref>
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In Quenya, it is also a prefix of words, such as ''[[ortil]]'' (cf. [[oro-]]).{{fact}}
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===Examples===
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*(Quenya) "...''[[i]] [[Ilúvatar|Eru]] i '''or''' [[ilya|ilyë]] [[mahalma]]r [[ea (verb)|eä]] [[tennoio]]''" ("the One who is '''above''' all thrones for ever")<ref name="C"/>
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==Noldorin==
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'''''or''''' is a [[Noldorin]] word meaning "above".<ref name=LR>{{LR|Etymologies}} p. 379</ref>
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===Etymology===
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*[[Sundocarme|Root]] [[OR#Other versions|ORO]]<ref name=LR/>
  
In Quenya, it is also a prefix of words, such as ''[[ortil]]'' (cf. [[oro-]]).
 
==Etymology==
 
[[Root]] [[ORO]]
 
==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"
 
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[oro-]]
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*''[[oro-]]''
*[[erin]]
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*''[[erin]]''
*[[ortil]]
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*''[[ortil]]''
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[[Category:Noldorin prepositions]]
 
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Latest revision as of 20:46, 19 October 2012

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[edit] Quenya

or means "above" in Quenya.[1]

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

[edit] Examples

[edit] Noldorin

or is a Noldorin word meaning "above".[2]

[edit] Etymology

[edit] See also

[edit] 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