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Aeg

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

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Conflicting Definition

Earlier in the Tolkien's development of Sindarin, aeg meant "fell" or "dire" and was the equivalent of the Quenya aica. Tolkien later rejected this definition (see: The Peoples of Middle-earth), 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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