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'''aeg''' means ''fell'', see [[Aegnor]].
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'''''aeg''''' is a noun meaning "point" in [[Sindarin]]. Compare ''[[ecthel]]'', "spear point".
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Examples:
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* [[Egalmoth|Aegamloth]] = "A Spike upon a Flowered Crest"
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* ''[[aeglos (spear)|aeglos]]'' = "icicle"
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== Conflicting Definition ==
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Earlier in [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien's]] development of [[Sindarin]], ''aeg'' meant "fell" or "dire" and was the equivalent of the [[Quenya]] ''[[aica]]''. Tolkien later rejected this definition, deciding that ''aeg'' only translated as "point". This complicated the translations of some names, as Tolkien never developed another Sindarin equivalent for ''[[aica]]''.
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Example:
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* [[Aegnor]] = "Fell Fire"
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== References ==
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* ''[[The Lost Road and Other Writings]]'', [[The Etymologies]].
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* ''[[The Peoples of Middle-earth]]'', [[The Shibboleth of Fëanor]], page 347 <small>([[HarperCollins]])</small>.
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[[Category: Sindarin nouns]]
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[[Category:Sindarin adjectives]]

Latest revision as of 21:01, 8 November 2012

aeg is a noun meaning "point" in Sindarin. Compare ecthel, "spear point".

Examples:

[edit] Conflicting Definition

Earlier in Tolkien's development of Sindarin, aeg meant "fell" or "dire" and was the equivalent of the Quenya aica. Tolkien later rejected this definition, deciding that aeg only translated as "point". This complicated the translations of some names, as Tolkien never developed another Sindarin equivalent for aica.

Example:

[edit] References