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'''''Caran''''' is the [[Sindarin]] word for "red". Compare with its [[Quenya]] equivalent, ''[[Carnë]]''.<ref>{{S|Appendix}}, ''caran''</ref>
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'''''caran''''' is the [[Sindarin]] word for "red". Compare with its [[Quenya]] equivalent, ''[[Carnë]]''.<ref>{{S|Appendix}}, ''caran''</ref>
  
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==
*[[Caranthir]] = "Red-face"
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* ''[[Caranthir]]'' = "Red-face"
*[[Caradhras]] (''caran'' + ''[[ras]]'', with assimilation) = "Redhorn"
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* ''[[Caradhras]]'' (''caran'' + ''[[ras]]'', with assimilation) = "Redhorn"
  
 
Possible examples are
 
Possible examples are
*[[Carcharoth]] (*''carn'' + ''[[carach]]'', with liquid mutation) = "[[Red Maw]]"
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* ''[[Carcharoth]]'' (*''carn'' + ''[[carach]]'', with liquid mutation) = "[[Red Maw]]"
*[[Cardolan]] (*''carn'' + ''[[dol]]'' + ''[[-and]]'') = *"country of red hills"
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* ''[[Cardolan]]'' (*''carn'' + ''[[dol]]'' + ''[[-and]]'') = "country of red hills"
*[[Carn Dûm]]
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* ''[[Carn Dûm]]''
  
 
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caran is the Sindarin word for "red". Compare with its Quenya equivalent, Carnë.[1]

Examples

Possible examples are

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", caran