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Perhael

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'''Berhael''' is [[Sindarin]] for [[Frodo]] and is used in the below quote from [[The Return of the King]].
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'''Perhael''' is [[Sindarin]] for [[Frodo]] and is used in the below quote from [[The Return of the King]].
  
 
:''Daur a Berhael, Conin en Annûn, eglerio!''
 
:''Daur a Berhael, Conin en Annûn, eglerio!''
 
:Frodo and Sam, princes of the west, glorify (them)!
 
:Frodo and Sam, princes of the west, glorify (them)!
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Here the name is in form <b>Berhael</b> due to the <i>soft lenition</i> which changes <i>p</i> > <i>b</i> after the particle <i>a</i> closely connected to the name (see, e.g. <i>Letters</i>, p. 279, footnote [Letter 211]).
  
 
[[Category:Sindarin words]]
 
[[Category:Sindarin words]]
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[[Category:Hobbits]]

Revision as of 21:30, 19 December 2007

Perhael is Sindarin for Frodo and is used in the below quote from The Return of the King.

Daur a Berhael, Conin en Annûn, eglerio!
Frodo and Sam, princes of the west, glorify (them)!

Here the name is in form Berhael due to the soft lenition which changes p > b after the particle a closely connected to the name (see, e.g. Letters, p. 279, footnote [Letter 211]).