Re: Word for Avenger
- In response to the question, "Does anyone know the SIndarin or
Quenya word for 'avenger'?", Helge K. Fauskanger wrote:
> We seem to have no word for "avenger", but for "revenge" orActually, two words for 'avenger' appear in the Qenya Lexicon:
> "retribution" we have _acharn_ (though Tolkien's translation
> was "vengeance"). _Tôl acharn_ = "Vengeance comes" (WJ:254).
_pairemo_, _paimar_ 'The Avenger'
These are listed under the root PAYA 'requite, punish, take
vengeance on; conquer, subdue'.
-- Patrick H. Wynne