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*[[Primitive Quendian]]: ''bérya-''<ref name=LR/>
 
*[[Primitive Quendian]]: ''bérya-''<ref name=LR/>
**[[Quenya]]: ''verya-'' ("to dare"); ''verya'' (adj., "bold")<ref>{{VT|45a}}, p. 7</ref>; ''verie'' ("boldness")<ref name=LR/>
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**[[Quenya]]: ''verya-'' ("to dare"); ''[[verya]]'' (adj., "bold")<ref>{{VT|45a}}, p. 7</ref>; ''verie'' ("boldness")<ref name=LR/>
  
 
*[[Kornoldorin|Old Noldorin]]: ''berina'' ("bold, brave"); ''bértha-'' ("to be bold")<ref name=LR/>
 
*[[Kornoldorin|Old Noldorin]]: ''berina'' ("bold, brave"); ''bértha-'' ("to be bold")<ref name=LR/>

Revision as of 18:33, 23 March 2011

BER is a Primitive Quendian root signifying "valiant".[1]

Derivatives

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 352 (root appearing as "BEN-")
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part One" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 45, November 2003, p. 7