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tharni

tharni is a Westron word which means "quarter". Dependant on where it was spoken, it has two meanings:

[edit] Etymology

It has an older form tharantīn,[1] from possible Adûnaic *tharan "four".[source?]

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Appendix on Languages", p. 45