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'''Haerast''', the '''Far Shore''', referred to the eastern coast of [[Aman]] as seen from [[Nevrast]] across the [[Belegaer]]. Haerast was the opposite of Nevrast, the Hither Shore of [[Beleriand]].<ref>{{S|Index}}, ''Nevrast''</ref>
 
'''Haerast''', the '''Far Shore''', referred to the eastern coast of [[Aman]] as seen from [[Nevrast]] across the [[Belegaer]]. Haerast was the opposite of Nevrast, the Hither Shore of [[Beleriand]].<ref>{{S|Index}}, ''Nevrast''</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
''Haerast'' is a [[Sindarin]] name.<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 27</ref> The meaning "Far Shore"<ref group="note">The name is given from the point of view of a Sindarin speaker, situated in Beleriand, and obviously it is not a native Amanian/Valinorean name.</ref> is its translation<ref>{{HM|Guide}}, entry "Haerast"</ref> analyzed as *''hae'' "far" (cf. ''na-chaered'',<ref>{{RGEO|Elbereth}}</ref> ''haeron'',<ref>{{PM|Aiii}}</ref> Q. ''háya''<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, entry [[KHAYA]]</ref>) + *''rast'' "shore" (cf. ''[[Andrast]]'', ''Nevrast'', [[Quenya|Q.]] ''hresta''<ref>{{MC|Secret}}, ''[[Oilima Markirya]]''</ref>).<ref>{{webcite|author=Lena|articleurl=http://www.tolkiendil.com/langues/english/i-lam_arth/compound_sindarin_names#h|articlename=Compound Sindarin Names in Middle-earth, H|dated=October 2003|website=Tolkiendil.com|accessed=}}</ref>
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''Haerast'' is a [[Sindarin]] name.<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 27</ref> The meaning "Far Shore"<ref group="note">The name is given from the point of view of a Sindarin speaker, situated in Beleriand and obviously it is not a native Amanian/Valinorean name.</ref> is its translation<ref>{{HM|Guide}}, entry "Haerast"</ref> analyzed as *''hae'' "far" (cf. ''na-chaered'',<ref>{{RGEO|Elbereth}}</ref> ''haeron'',<ref>{{PM|Aiii}}</ref> Q. ''háya''<ref>{{FR|Etymologies}}, entry [[KHAYA]]</ref>) + *''rast'' "shore" (cf. ''[[Andrast]]'', ''Nevrast'', [[Quenya|Q.]] ''hresta''<ref>{{MC|Secret}}, ''[[Oilima Markirya]]''</ref>).<ref>{{webcite|author=Lena|articleurl=http://www.tolkiendil.com/langues/english/i-lam_arth/compound_sindarin_names#h|articlename=Compound Sindarin Names in Middle-earth, H|dated=October 2003|website=Tolkiendil.com|accessed=}}</ref>
  
 
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