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ereb (pl. erib) means lonely or isolated in Sindarin.[1]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From the Root ER plus the adjectival ending -eb.

It's also possible that it derives from Old Sindarin full word *eripa and this from Primitive Elvish *erikwâ

Examples[edit | edit source]


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