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'''Elessar''' is a [[Quenya]] word meaning "elf-stone". It referred to the magical [[Elfstone]], and later to "King Elessar", the royal name of [[Aragorn II]].
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==Etymology==
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The name actually translates as "star-stone" (''[[elen]]'' + ''[[sar]]'') the way that the word for "star" usually refers to the Elves.
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==Other forms==
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*Genitive: ''elesarno''<ref>[[Vinyar Tengwar 49]], p. 28</ref>
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==Cognates==
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*''[[Edhelharn]]''
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==See also==
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*[[Elesser]]
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[[category:Quenya names]]

Revision as of 10:49, 12 September 2010

Elessar is a Quenya word meaning "elf-stone". It referred to the magical Elfstone, and later to "King Elessar", the royal name of Aragorn II.

Etymology

The name actually translates as "star-stone" (elen + sar) the way that the word for "star" usually refers to the Elves.

Other forms

  • Genitive: elesarno[1]

Cognates

See also

References

  1. Vinyar Tengwar 49, p. 28