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Caras

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'''caras''' is an [[Elvish]] word which means "moated fortress" (in [[Silvan Elvish]]) or "city" (in [[Noldorin]]/[[Sindarin]]).
 
'''caras''' is an [[Elvish]] word which means "moated fortress" (in [[Silvan Elvish]]) or "city" (in [[Noldorin]]/[[Sindarin]]).
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
It comes from [[PQ]] *''karasse'', [[root]] [[KAR]]
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It comes from [[PQ]] *''karasse'', [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[KAR]]
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Caras Galadhon]]
 
*[[Caras Galadhon]]
 
[[category:Sindarin words]]
 
[[category:Sindarin words]]
 
[[category:Silvan words]]
 
[[category:Silvan words]]

Revision as of 15:30, 3 July 2010

caras is an Elvish word which means "moated fortress" (in Silvan Elvish) or "city" (in Noldorin/Sindarin).

Etymology

It comes from PQ *karasse, Root KAR

See also