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'''EL''' is an [[Elvish]] [[Sundocarme|root]] signifying "[[stars|star]]".<ref name=PE151>{{PE|Eldarin}}, p. 151 (form appearing as "√EL.", "√EL" and "√EL-" and "EL")</ref><ref name=LR>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 355 (form appearing as "EL-"; the signification "starry sky" is added to "star")</ref><ref name=RGEO>{{RGEO|Notes}}, p. 73 (form appearing as "[t]he ancient element EL")</ref>
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'''EL''' is an [[Elvish]] [[Sundocarme|root]] signifying "[[stars|star]]".<ref name=PE151>{{PE|Eldarin}}, p. 151 (form appearing as "√EL.", "√EL", "√EL-" and "EL")</ref><ref name=LR>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 355 (form appearing as "EL-"; the signification "starry sky" is added to "star")</ref><ref name=RGEO>{{RGEO|Notes}}, p. 73 (form appearing as "[t]he ancient element EL")</ref>
  
 
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EL is an Elvish root signifying "star".[1][2][3]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings: Eldarin Roots and Stems", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 151 (form appearing as "√EL.", "√EL", "√EL-" and "EL")
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 355 (form appearing as "EL-"; the signification "starry sky" is added to "star")
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Notes and Translations", in The Road Goes Ever On (J.R.R. Tolkien, Donald Swann), p. 73 (form appearing as "[t]he ancient element EL")