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'''Amon''' is [[Sindarin]] for ''hill''; the plural is [[emyn]].
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'''''amon''''' is a noun meaning "hill" or "steep-sided mount" in [[Sindarin]]; the plural is '''''emyn'''''.<ref>{{S|Appendix}}, ''amon''</ref> Compare with ''[[ambo]]'' in [[Quenya]].
  
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==Examples==
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* [[Amon Hen]] = "Hill of the Eye"
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* [[Amon Rûdh]] = "Bald Hill"
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* [[Weathertop|Amon Sûl]] = [[Weathertop]]
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* [[Emyn Muil]] = "Drear Hills"
  
==References==
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==External links==
* [[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]
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* [http://www.jrrvf.com/hisweloke/sindar/online/sindar/dict-sd-en.html Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary] compiled by [[Didier Willis]]
  
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[[Category:Sindarin nouns]]

Latest revision as of 21:21, 21 October 2012

amon is a noun meaning "hill" or "steep-sided mount" in Sindarin; the plural is emyn.[1] Compare with ambo in Quenya.

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", amon