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A nickname for [[Saruman]] given by his servants and soldiers in [[Isengard]] and later used in the [[Shire]] during the last stages of the [[War of the Ring]].  
 
A nickname for [[Saruman]] given by his servants and soldiers in [[Isengard]] and later used in the [[Shire]] during the last stages of the [[War of the Ring]].  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
They nickname attempts to translate the [[Westron]] word, based on [[orkish]] ''[[sharkû]]'' 'old man' into English.  
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They nickname attempts to translate into English the [[Westron]] word. The name is not given but it was actually based on [[orkish]] ''[[sharkû]]'' 'old man'.  
  
The word therefore is an Anglicization of ''sharkû'' and the -ey is intended to be the English "diminutive and quasi-affectionate ending -ey".<ref>[[Nomenclature]]</ref>
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The word therefore is an Anglicization of ''sharkû'' and the -ey is intended to be the English "diminutive and quasi-affectionate ending -ey".<ref>[[Nomenclature]]</ref> A Westron ending of such function is not known.
 
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[[Category:Anglicized_Westron_words]]
 
[[Category:Anglicized_Westron_words]]
 
[[Category:Masculine names]]
 
[[Category:Masculine names]]

Revision as of 18:38, 10 October 2010

A nickname for Saruman given by his servants and soldiers in Isengard and later used in the Shire during the last stages of the War of the Ring.

Etymology

They nickname attempts to translate into English the Westron word. The name is not given but it was actually based on orkish sharkû 'old man'.

The word therefore is an Anglicization of sharkû and the -ey is intended to be the English "diminutive and quasi-affectionate ending -ey".[1] A Westron ending of such function is not known.

References

  1. Nomenclature