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'''''galadh''''' (or ''galað'') is a [[Sindarin]] noun for "tree". Although similar to [[Silvan Elvish|Silvan]] ''[[Galad#Silvan|galad]]'' ("tree"), it should not be confused with Sindarin ''[[Galad#Sindarin|galad]]'' ("radiance").<ref>{{MR|P3I5}}, p. 182 (commentary to §42)</ref><ref name=SApp>{{S|Appendix}}</ref>
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'''''galadh''''' (or ''galað'') is a [[Sindarin]] noun for "tree". Although similar to [[Silvan Elvish|Silvan]] ''[[Galad#Silvan|galad]]'' ("tree"), it should not be confused with Sindarin ''[[Galad#Sindarin|galad]]'' ("radiance").<ref>{{MR|P3I5}}, p. 182 (commentary to §42)</ref><ref name=SApp>{{S|Appendix}}</ref><ref name=PE>{{PE|17}}, p. 25</ref> A ''galadh'' signified a "more thick, dense & branching" tree, like [[oaks]] and [[beeches]] (compare ''[[orn]]'' "tall tree", e.g. [[birches|birch]] and [[ashes|ash]]).<ref name=PE/>
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==Etymology==
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From [[Primitive Quendian]] ''galadā'', derived from root [[GALA]].<ref name=PE/>
  
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
* [[Caras Galadhon]]
 
* [[Caras Galadhon]]
 
* [[Galadhrim]]  
 
* [[Galadhrim]]  
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==See also==
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*Sindarin ''[[orn]]'' ("tall tree")
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*[[Quenya]] ''[[alda]]''
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*Quenya ''[[orne]]''
 
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[[Category: Sindarin nouns]]
 
[[Category: Sindarin nouns]]
 
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galadh (or galað) is a Sindarin noun for "tree". Although similar to Silvan galad ("tree"), it should not be confused with Sindarin galad ("radiance").[1][2][3] A galadh signified a "more thick, dense & branching" tree, like oaks and beeches (compare orn "tall tree", e.g. birch and ash).[3]

Etymology

From Primitive Quendian galadā, derived from root GALA.[3]

Examples

See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth's Ring, "Part Three. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: (I) The First Phase: 5. Of Eldanor and the Princes of the Eldalië", p. 182 (commentary to §42)
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 25