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Etymology[edit | edit source]
Hildor is a Quenya word, and contains an influence from the root KHILI ("follow"). In the Etymologies, and in the manuscript Words Phrases and Passages, appears the Quenya form hildi ("followers = mortal men"; "after-comers"), derived from the root KHIL-.
See also[edit | edit source]
- J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names"
- J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: Appendix A. Elvish names for Men", pp. 386-7
- J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 364
- 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), pp. 101, 103
- Helge Fauskanger, "Quettaparma Quenyallo" at Ardalambion (accessed 16 June 2011)