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Derivative of this word is ''[[condir]]''. It is found in names like [[Fingon]], [[Turgon]] and perhaps [[Argonui]]
 
Derivative of this word is ''[[condir]]''. It is found in names like [[Fingon]], [[Turgon]] and perhaps [[Argonui]]
 
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'''caun''' means "valour"<ref>[[Etymologies]] p.362</ref>. Perhaps it's related to the above
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'''caun''' means "valour"<ref>[[Etymologies]] p.362</ref>. Perhaps it's related to the above. See also ''[[cánë]]''.
 
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'''caun''' pl. '''conath''' also means "outcry, clamor"<ref>[[The Peoples of Middle-earth]] p. 361</ref>.  
 
'''caun''' pl. '''conath''' also means "outcry, clamor"<ref>[[The Peoples of Middle-earth]] p. 361</ref>.  

Revision as of 01:50, 22 February 2009

caun pl. conin means "prince, ruler". Related to the Quenya cáno.

Derivative of this word is condir. It is found in names like Fingon, Turgon and perhaps Argonui


caun means "valour"[1]. Perhaps it's related to the above. See also cánë.


caun pl. conath also means "outcry, clamor"[2].

Derivative is perhaps naergon

See also

References

  1. Etymologies p.362
  2. The Peoples of Middle-earth p. 361