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The [[Sindarin]] translation of the [[Quenya]] name [[Oiolossë]], the mountain of everlasting snow that towered above even the [[Pelóri]], the tallest mountains in [[Arda]]. It was better known by the name of [[Taniquetil]], the great white mountain on the peak of which stood the halls of [[Manwë]] and [[Varda]]. From their thrones on the pinnacle of Amon Uilos they were said the be able to see the entirety of [[Arda]].
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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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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