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'''Aran''' means ''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.  
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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.  
  
 
[[Image:Tengwar Aran (Sindarin).gif|thumb|right|150px|Sindarin, Mode of Beleriand]]
 
[[Image:Tengwar Aran (Sindarin).gif|thumb|right|150px|Sindarin, Mode of Beleriand]]
 
==References==
 
==References==
* [http://www.jrrvf.com/hisweloke/sindar/online/sindar/dict-sd-en.html Hiswelokë Sindarin Dictionary] edited by [[Didier Willis]]
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* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]]
 
* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]]
 
* [http://www.uib.no/people/hnohf/adunaic.htm Adûnaic] by [[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]]
 
* [http://www.uib.no/people/hnohf/adunaic.htm Adûnaic] by [[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]]
 
* [http://lalaith.vpsurf.de/Tolkien/Fr_Atani.html Lalaith's Etymologies to the Mannish Languages]  
 
* [http://lalaith.vpsurf.de/Tolkien/Fr_Atani.html Lalaith's Etymologies to the Mannish Languages]  
  
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Revision as of 20:32, 22 February 2009

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

References