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Roheryn

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Roheryn was the horse of Aragorn, brought to him out of the north by the Rangers during the War of the Ring, and said to have been a gift from the lady Arwen Evenstar.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Roheryn is a Gondor Sindarin name, softened from the pure Sindarin Rocheryn, meaning "Steed of the Lady".[2] The first element in Ro(c)heryn is roch ("horse"), the second heryn ("lady").[3]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Passing of the Grey Company"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 97-8
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"