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Primitive *''fasne'' in Quenya came to be ''fazne'' and then finally ''farne'' (''z'' becomes ''r'') in [[Noldorin]] Quenya. [[Vanyarin]] would still pronounce it ''fazne''.
 
Primitive *''fasne'' in Quenya came to be ''fazne'' and then finally ''farne'' (''z'' becomes ''r'') in [[Noldorin]] Quenya. [[Vanyarin]] would still pronounce it ''fazne''.
 
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It is not known if that word is part of the name ''[[Orofarnë|Orofarne]]'' meaning "mountain-dwelling".<ref>{{L|168}}</ref> It could be that "foliage" could by extension have the poetical meaning of "dwelling" for [[Ents]] and trees, or it could be a totally unrelated word.{{or}}
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It is not known if that word is part of the name ''[[Orofarnë|Orofarne]]'' meaning "mountain-dwelling".<ref>{{L|168}}</ref>  
 
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fazne, farne means "foliage" in Quenya

Etymology

The word comes from PQ *phasnê from a Root PHAS [1]

Primitive *fasne in Quenya came to be fazne and then finally farne (z becomes r) in Noldorin Quenya. Vanyarin would still pronounce it fazne.

Note

It is not known if that word is part of the name Orofarne meaning "mountain-dwelling".[2]

References

  1. Vinyar Tengwar, Number 46, July 2004, p.9
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 168, (dated 7 September 1955)