Q. emerwen, n. “shepherdess”

A word attested only as part of a title of Tar-Ancalimë: Emerwen Aranel “Princess Shepherdess” (UT/209). Its final element is the suffixal form -wen of wendë “maiden”. Its initial element probably has something to do with either sheep or herding. See emer- for further discussion.

References ✧ UT/209.2205; UTI



*emer- “?to herd (sheep)”
wendë “maiden, *virgin”