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Amon Uilos

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'''Amon Uilos''' ([[Sindarin|S]]. ''[[amon]]'' "steep-sided mount" + ''[[uilos]]'' "always white") was the [[Sindarin]] translation of the [[Quenya]] name [[Oiolossë]]. It was better known by the name of [[Taniquetil]].
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'''Amon Uilos''' was the [[Sindarin]] translation of the [[Quenya]] name [[Oiolossë]]. It was better known by the name of [[Taniquetil]].<ref name=SIndex>{{S|Index}}</ref><ref name=PE17>{{PE|17}}, p. 26</ref>
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==Etymology==
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*''[[amon]]'' ("steep-sided mount") + ''[[uilos]]'' ("always white")
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Revision as of 20:51, 4 June 2011

Amon Uilos was the Sindarin translation of the Quenya name Oiolossë. It was better known by the name of Taniquetil.[1][2]

Etymology

  • amon ("steep-sided mount") + uilos ("always white")

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 26