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'''''Ephel''''' is a [[Sindarin]] noun which means "encircling fence"<ref name="silmindex"/> or "outer fence".<ref name="silmap">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''The Silmarillion'', "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"</ref> It is a combination of ''et'' and ''pel''.<ref name="silmap"/>
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'''''Ephel''''' is a [[Sindarin]] noun which means "encircling fence"<ref name="silmindex"/> or "outer fence".<ref name="silmap">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''The Silmarillion'', "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", entry ''pel-''</ref> It is a combination of ''et'' and ''pel''.<ref name="silmap"/>
  
 
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*''[[cail]]'', "(pointed) fence"
 
*''[[cail]]'', "(pointed) fence"
 
*''[[echor]]'', "encircling", "outer ring"
 
*''[[echor]]'', "encircling", "outer ring"
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*''[[gobel]]'', "walled house or village, town"
 
*''[[iâth]]'', "fence"
 
*''[[iâth]]'', "fence"
 
*''[[pel-]]'', "go round, encircle"
 
*''[[pel-]]'', "go round, encircle"

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Ephel is a Sindarin noun which means "encircling fence"[1] or "outer fence".[2] It is a combination of et and pel.[2]

Examples:

See Also

  • cail, "(pointed) fence"
  • echor, "encircling", "outer ring"
  • gobel, "walled house or village, town"
  • iâth, "fence"
  • pel-, "go round, encircle"

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", entry pel-
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Of Túrin Turambar"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "The Black Gate is Closed"