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'''caun''' pl. '''conin''' means "prince, ruler".  
 
'''caun''' pl. '''conin''' means "prince, ruler".  
 
==Etymology==
 
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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>.  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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caun pl. conin means "prince, ruler".

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

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