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Tir

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==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
* ''[[palantíri]]'' = "Watch Far and Wide" (colloquially translated as "Seeing-stones")
 
* ''[[palantíri]]'' = "Watch Far and Wide" (colloquially translated as "Seeing-stones")
* ''[[Tirion]]'' = "[City of] the Watchers"
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* ''[[Tirion]]'' = "watchtower"
  
 
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* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
 
 
* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Fauskanger]]
 
* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Fauskanger]]
 
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[[Category: Quenya verbs]]
 
[[Category: Quenya verbs]]

Latest revision as of 15:43, 14 March 2013

tir- is a Quenya verb meaning "watch, guard, heed".[1] Compare with the Sindarin noun tirith.

[edit] Examples

  • palantíri = "Watch Far and Wide" (colloquially translated as "Seeing-stones")
  • Tirion = "watchtower"

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", tir