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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>
 
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''Haerast'' is a [[Sindarin]] name.<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 27</ref>
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''Haerast'' is a [[Sindarin]] name.<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 27</ref> The meaning "Far Shore" is its translation.<ref>{{HM|Guide}}, entry "Haerast"</ref>
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The name is given from the point of view of a person situated in Beleriand, where the Sindarin tongue is extant.
 
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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.[1]

Etymology

Haerast is a Sindarin name.[2] The meaning "Far Shore" is its translation.[3]

The name is given from the point of view of a person situated in Beleriand, where the Sindarin tongue is extant.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names", Nevrast
  2. 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), p. 27
  3. Robert Foster, The Complete Guide to Middle-earth, entry "Haerast"