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Meaning: horse of the lady*

Race/Species: Beasts & Monsters

Type/Kind: N/A

Dates: TA ?

Aragorn's horse, who was brought to him in Rohan by the Grey Company:

A little apart the Rangers sat...Their horses were strong and of proud bearing, but rough-haired; and one stood there without a rider, Aragorn's own horse that they had brought from the North; Roheryn was his name. There was no gleam of stone or gold, nor any fair thing in all their gear and harness...

(LotR: RotK: Book _ : Chapter II: The Passing of the Grey Company)

* "roch 'horse'... also in Roheryn 'horse of the lady' (cf.heru), Aragorn's horse, which was so called because given to him by Arwen..."

The Silmarillion "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin names"

~Nessime 4.29.04
Loquacious 04.30.04

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