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Revision as of 10:51, 25 October 2009

Perhael was a Sindarin name that Aragorn II used for Samwise Gamgee,[1][2] a translation of Westron name Banazîr.

Etymology

From the Sindarin root per "half" and sael meaning "wise"

Other forms

  • Berhael: lenited form in the phrase Daur a Berhael, Conin en Annûn, eglerio![3]

Cognates

See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings The Return of the King, The Field of Cormallen
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated pp.129
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien, Humphrey Carpenter (ed.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 211 footnote