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[[Image:Tengwar Aran.gif|thumb|150px|Quenya]]'''Aran''' is ''king'' in both [[Sindarin]] and [[Quenya]], the plural of the former being ''erain''.
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'''Aran''' is the word for ''king'' in [[Sindarin]]. It was adopted as ''aran'' in [[Quenya]] too, despite the existence of an actual cognate ''haran'', "chieftain". The same root was shared by the [[Adûnaic]] word for King,  ''Âru''. The [[Westron]] form however became ''Aran'' again.
  
==References==
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[[Image:Tengwar Aran (Sindarin).gif|thumb|right|150px|Sindarin, Mode of Beleriand]]
* [[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]][[Image:Tengwar Aran (Sindarin).gif|thumb|right|150px|Sindarin]]
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* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Fauskanger]]
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* [http://www.uib.no/people/hnohf/adunaic.htm Adûnaic] by [[Helge Fauskanger]]
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* [http://lalaith.vpsurf.de/Tolkien/Fr_Atani.html Lalaith's Etymologies to the Mannish Languages]
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[[Category:Sindarin nouns]]
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Latest revision as of 22:02, 8 November 2012

Quenya

Aran is the word for king in Sindarin. It was adopted as aran in Quenya too, despite the existence of an actual cognate haran, "chieftain". The same root was shared by the Adûnaic word for King, Âru. The Westron form however became Aran again.

Sindarin, Mode of Beleriand

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