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'''''Aramund''''' is an [[Elvish]] word said to mean "Kingly bull".<ref name=L>{{L|345}}</ref>
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'''''Aramund''''' is an [[Sindarin]] name said to mean "Kingly bull".<ref name=L>{{L|345}}</ref>
  
[[Helge Kåre Fauskanger|Helge Fauskanger]] includes the word in his [[Neo-Quenya]] wordlist, but notes that the form "''may not be pure [[Quenya]], because of the final consonant cluster''".<ref>[[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]], "[http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/quen-eng.htm Quettaparma Quenyallo]" at [http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/ Ardalambion] (accessed 16 June 2011)</ref>
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[[Helge Fauskanger]] includes the word in his [[Quenya]] wordlist, but notes that the form "''may not be pure [[Quenya]], because of the final consonant cluster''".<ref>[[Helge Fauskanger]], "[http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/eng-quen.rtf English-Quenya Wordlist (Quettaparma Quenyanna)]" at [http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/ Ardalambion] (accessed 25 June 2011)</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
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As the Elvish element ''[[ar|ar(a)]]'' is said to mean "high, noble, royal",<ref>{{S|Appendix}}, </ref> and an "elvish" word for "bull" is said to be ''[[mundo]]'',<ref>{{L|342}}</ref> it is likely that ''Aramund'' derives from these two elements (considering its given meaning, "Kingly bull").
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Latest revision as of 21:41, 30 August 2019

Aramund is an Sindarin name said to mean "Kingly bull".[1]

Helge Fauskanger includes the word in his Quenya wordlist, but notes that the form "may not be pure Quenya, because of the final consonant cluster".[2]

[edit] Etymology

As the Elvish element ar(a) is said to mean "high, noble, royal",[3] and an "elvish" word for "bull" is said to be mundo,[4] it is likely that Aramund derives from these two elements (considering its given meaning, "Kingly bull").

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 345, (dated 30 November 1972)
  2. Helge Fauskanger, "English-Quenya Wordlist (Quettaparma Quenyanna)" at Ardalambion (accessed 25 June 2011)
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names",
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 342, (dated 9 November 1972)