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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>
 
'''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>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==

Revision as of 23:12, 26 July 2011

Main article: Taniquetil

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