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'''Aranrúth''' was the sword of the [[Elves|Elven]] King [[Thingol]] of [[Doriath]] in the [[First Age]]. After his death the sword was passed on to his descendants. [[Elros]], the first [[King of Númenor]] received it from [[Elwing]] , his mother, and from there on it became an heirloom of the Kings of Númenor. It was lost in the [[Downfall of Númenor]].
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'''Aranrúth''' was the sword of the [[Elves|Elven]] King [[Thingol]] of [[Doriath]] in the [[First Age]]. After his death the sword was passed on to his descendants. [[Elros]], the first [[King of Númenor]] received it from [[Elwing]] , his mother, and from there on it became an heirloom of the Kings of Númenor. It was lost in the [[Downfall of Númenor]].<ref>{{UT|Numenor}}</ref><ref>{{S|21}}</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Aranrúth means "King's Ire" in [[Sindarin]] (from ''[[aran]]'' = "king" and ''[[rûth]]'' = "anger").
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''Aranrúth'' means "King's Ire" in [[Sindarin]] (from ''[[aran]]'' "king" and ''[[rûth]]'' "anger").<ref>{{S|Appendix}}</ref><ref>{{S|Index}}</ref>
  
 
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* ''[[Unfinished Tales]]'', [[A Description of the Island of Númenor]]
 
  
 
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Revision as of 13:06, 11 July 2011

Aranrúth was the sword of the Elven King Thingol of Doriath in the First Age. After his death the sword was passed on to his descendants. Elros, the first King of Númenor received it from Elwing , his mother, and from there on it became an heirloom of the Kings of Númenor. It was lost in the Downfall of Númenor.[1][2]

Etymology

Aranrúth means "King's Ire" in Sindarin (from aran "king" and rûth "anger").[3][4]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "A Description of the Island of Númenor"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Túrin Turambar"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names"


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