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Amon Uilos

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


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


  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