Quenya 

tir-

watch, watch over, guard, heed

tir- vb. "watch, watch over, guard, heed", 1st pers. aorist tirin "I watch", pa.t. tirnë (TIR), imperative tira (VT47:31) or á tirë (PE17:94), future tense tiruva "shall heed" in Markirya (also MC:213, 214); also in CO with pronominal endings: tiruvantes "they will guard it" (tir-uva-nte-s "guard-will-they-it"). The stem also occurs in palantíri (q.v.), Tirion place-name "Great Watchtower", a city of the Elves (SA:tir; in MR:176 the translation is "Watchful City")

cenda-

watch

cenda- vb. "watch" (not "guard", but observe to gain information), also used = "read". Cenda = also noun "reading", as in sanwecenda "thought-inspection, thought-reading". (VT41:5, PE17:156)

tiris

watch, vigil

tiris (tiriss-), also tirissë, noun "watch, vigil" (LT1:258, QL:93)

Sindarin 

tirith

watch

{1st ĭ}_n._watch, ward, guard. >> tíria, Minas Tirith

Sindarin [(PE17 Sindarin Corpus) PE17:25:31] -. Group: Parma Eldalamberon 17 Sindarin Corpus. Published by

tirith

noun. watch, guard (abstract noun), vigilance

Sindarin [Ety/394, S/437, Letters/158, VT/42:11] Group: SINDICT. Published by

tiria

watch

1) tiria- (guard, gaze, look toward) (i diria, i thiriar). 2)

Primitive elvish

tud

root. TUD

Primitive elvish [VT48/25] Group: Eldamo. Published by

tud

root. *firewood, kindling

Derivatives

  • ᴺQ. tundo “firewood, fuel”
  • ᴺQ. tusturë “tinder, chips, firewood”
  • ᴺS. tudh “tinder”
  • ᴺS. tund “log for the fire, *firewood, fuel”

Noldorin 

tirith

noun. watch, guard

Cognates

  • ᴹQ. tiriste “*watch, guard” ✧ PE22/125

Element in

Variations

  • Tirith ✧ PE22/125
Noldorin [Ety/TIR; PE22/125] Group: Eldamo. Published by

tir-

verb. to watch, to gaze, look at

Noldorin [Ety/394] Group: SINDICT. Published by

tiria-

verb. to watch, to gaze, look at

Noldorin [Ety/394] Group: SINDICT. Published by

tirith

noun. watch, guard (abstract noun), vigilance

Noldorin [Ety/394, S/437, Letters/158, VT/42:11] Group: SINDICT. Published by

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Westron

tud

root. watch, guard

Element in

Edain

hal(a)

verb. watch, guard

Element in

  • Ed. halad “warden” ✧ WJ/270
  • Ed. Haldad “Watchdog” ✧ WJ/270

Middle Primitive Elvish

tir

root. watch, guard

Derivatives

  • ᴹ✶tirnō̆ “watcher”
  • ᴹQ. tir- “to watch” ✧ Ety/TIR
  • ᴹQ. tirion “watch-tower, tower” ✧ Ety/TIR
  • N. tir- “to watch” ✧ Ety/TIR
  • N. tiria- “to watch” ✧ Ety/TIR

Element in

Middle Primitive Elvish [Ety/SKAL²; Ety/TIR] Group: Eldamo. Published by