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Caun

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caun pl. conin means "prince, chief, head".[1]

Etymology

Primitive Elvish form kânô "crier, herald" from root KAN.[2]

Cognates

Examples

Daur a Berhael, Conin en Annûn![3]

See also


caun means "valour".[4]

Cognates


caun pl. conath also means "outcry, clamor".[5]

See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 102
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth p. 362
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 362
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, p. 361