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Tirith

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'''''tirith''''' is a noun meaning "watch" or "guard" in [[Sindarin]]. It can also be used more abstractly, as in "vigilance". Compare with the [[Quenya]] prefix ''[[tir]]-''.
 
'''''tirith''''' is a noun meaning "watch" or "guard" in [[Sindarin]]. It can also be used more abstractly, as in "vigilance". Compare with the [[Quenya]] prefix ''[[tir]]-''.
  
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==Etymology==
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*[[Sundocarme|Root]] [[TIR]]
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==Examples==
 
* [[Minas Tirith]] = "Tower of the Guard"
 
* [[Minas Tirith]] = "Tower of the Guard"
  
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* [http://www.jrrvf.com/hisweloke/sindar/online/sindar/dict-sd-en.html Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary] compiled by [[Didier Willis]]
 
* [http://www.jrrvf.com/hisweloke/sindar/online/sindar/dict-sd-en.html Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary] compiled by [[Didier Willis]]
  
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[[Category:Sindarin nouns]]

Revision as of 20:20, 9 January 2011

tirith is a noun meaning "watch" or "guard" in Sindarin. It can also be used more abstractly, as in "vigilance". Compare with the Quenya prefix tir-.

Etymology

Examples

References