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'''Peredhil''' was a name for the '[[Half-elven]]' in [[Sindarin]].  
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'''''Peredhil''''' (sing. '''''Peredhel''''') was a name for the "[[Half-elven]]" in [[Sindarin]].<ref>{{S|Index}}: "''Half-elven'' Translation of Sindarin ''Peredhel'', plural ''Peredhil''"</ref><ref name=App>{{S|Appendix}}: "''edhel'' 'elf' (Sindarin) in [...] ''Peredhil'' 'Half-elven'"</ref><ref>{{App|A1i}}, p. 1034 ([[The Lord of the Rings (50th Anniversary Edition)|50th Anniv. Ed.]])</ref>
 
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The word is seen only in the plural, the singular is normally *''Peredhel''
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Element ''[[per-]]'' and the word ''[[edhel]]'' "[[Elf]]"
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The word consists of the elements ''[[per-]]'', "half"<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 380, entry ''PER-''</ref> and ''[[edhel]]'' "[[Elves|elf]]".<ref name=App/>
 
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Latest revision as of 19:18, 9 November 2012

Peredhil (sing. Peredhel) was a name for the "Half-elven" in Sindarin.[1][2][3]

[edit] Etymology

The word consists of the elements per-, "half"[4] and edhel "elf".[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names": "Half-elven Translation of Sindarin Peredhel, plural Peredhil"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names": "edhel 'elf' (Sindarin) in [...] Peredhil 'Half-elven'"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Númenor", p. 1034 (50th Anniv. Ed.)
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 380, entry PER-