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'''caun''' pl. '''conin''' means "prince, ruler". Related to the [[Quenya]] ''[[cáno]]''.
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'''caun''' pl. '''conin''' means "prince, ruler".  
 
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==Etymology==
Derivative of this word is ''[[condir]]''. It is found in names like [[Fingon]], [[Turgon]] and perhaps [[Argonui]]
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[[Primitive Elvish]] form ''[[kânô]]'' "crier, herald" from [[root]] [[KAN]]<ref>{{HM|PM}} p.362</ref>
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==Cognates==
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*[[Quenya]]/[[Telerin]] ''[[cáno]]''.
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==See also==
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*[[Fingon]]
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*[[Turgon]]
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*[[Argonui]] (possible)
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*''[[condir]]''
 
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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''' means "valour"<ref>[[Etymologies]] p.362</ref>.  
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==Etymology==
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From possible Primitive Elvish *''kânê''.
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==Cognates==
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*[[Quenya]] ''[[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>.  
 
Derivative is perhaps ''[[naergon]]''
 
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[KAN]]
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''[[naergon]]''
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Revision as of 14:06, 22 February 2009

caun pl. conin means "prince, ruler".

Contents

Etymology

Primitive Elvish form kânô "crier, herald" from root KAN[1]

Cognates

See also


caun means "valour"[2].

Etymology

From possible Primitive Elvish *kânê.

Cognates


caun pl. conath also means "outcry, clamor"[3].

See also

naergon

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth p.362
  2. Etymologies p.362
  3. The Peoples of Middle-earth p. 361