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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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'''Elessar''' is a [[Quenya]] word meaning "elf-stone". It referred to the magical [[Elfstone]], and later to "King Elessar", the royal name of [[Aragorn|Aragorn II]].
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
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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The name actually translates as "star-stone" (''[[elen]]'' + ''[[sar]]'') but for [[Men]] the word for "star" usually refers to the Elves.
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==Other forms==
 
==Other forms==
 
*Genitive: ''elesarno''<ref>[[Vinyar Tengwar 49]], p. 28</ref>
 
*Genitive: ''elesarno''<ref>[[Vinyar Tengwar 49]], p. 28</ref>
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*''[[Edhelharn]]''
 
*''[[Edhelharn]]''
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[Elesser]]
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*Not to be confused with [[Elesser]] "[[Elf-friend]]"
 
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Latest revision as of 11:26, 29 December 2011

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.

[edit] Etymology

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

[edit] Other forms

  • Genitive: elesarno[1]

[edit] Cognates

[edit] See also

[edit] References

  1. Vinyar Tengwar 49, p. 28