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Mîr

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==Cognates==
 
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Latest revision as of 08:21, 17 June 2016

mîr means "a treasure, a jewel" in Sindarin.[1][2]

[edit] Etymology

[edit] Examples

[edit] Cognates

[edit] Other versions of the legendarium

In the Etymologies, Noldorin mîr is said to mean "jewel, precious thing, treasure".[4]

[edit] See also

References

  1. 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. 37, 73
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"
  3. 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. 37, 73, 165
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 373 (root MIR-)