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|−|<b>Baravorn </b> is the translation into [[Sindarin]] of the name [[ Hamfast Gamgee| Hamfast]] . The name appears in the [[King's Letter]] ( see: [[Sauron Defeated]], p. 121, 126, 129), sent by the King [[ Elessar]] to master [[ Samwise Gamgee]] in [[ Shire Reckoning|S.R.]] 1436. |+|
Baravornis the translation into [[Sindarin]] of the name [[Gamgee|]] in the [[King's Letter]] ([[Sauron Defeated]],
elements of the name are [[ bar]] ' home' and [[ avorn]] ' staying, fast'. |+|
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Baravorn is the translation into Sindarin of the Hobbitish name Ranugad. Elessar adressed Samwise Gamgee as such in the King's Letter.
The first element is bar, "home". The second element, avorn, is unclear. Though it is usually taken to be related to bor(o)n, " steadfast",, it could also be related to the root ABA, indicating a reluctance to leave.
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "The Epilogue"
- ↑ Carl F. Hostetter, "The King's Letter, An Historical and Comparative Analysis", in Vinyar Tengwar 31 (September 1993), pages 12-34.