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Arcastar

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He signed as ''Arcastar [[Mondósar]]esse'' "Tolkien in Oxford" in a [[1968]] letter to the producer of the BBC documentary.
 
He signed as ''Arcastar [[Mondósar]]esse'' "Tolkien in Oxford" in a [[1968]] letter to the producer of the BBC documentary.
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The first element seems to be related to the word ''[[arauca]]'' "swift, rushed" or from a related word of the same [[root]] (A-[[RAK]]).
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The first element seems to be related to the word ''[[arauca]]'' "swift, rushed" or from the [[root]] (A-[[RAK]]).
  
 
The second element must be from stem [[STAR]] "stiff, hard"
 
The second element must be from stem [[STAR]] "stiff, hard"
 
[[category:Quenya names]]
 
[[category:Quenya names]]

Revision as of 22:51, 6 January 2010

Arcastar is the Quenya rendition of the surname Tolkien (German tollkühn "foolhardy, reckless, desperately brave, rushbold")

He signed as Arcastar Mondósaresse "Tolkien in Oxford" in a 1968 letter to the producer of the BBC documentary.

Etymology

The first element seems to be related to the word arauca "swift, rushed" or from the root (A-RAK).

The second element must be from stem STAR "stiff, hard"