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Latest revision as of 18:00, 13 June 2012

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]

[edit] Etymology

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

[edit] 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