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'''''gond''''' or '''''gonn''''' is a noun meaning "rock" or "stone" in [[Sindarin]], and tends to refer to larger items.  
 
'''''gond''''' or '''''gonn''''' is a noun meaning "rock" or "stone" in [[Sindarin]], and tends to refer to larger items.  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
From [[OS]] *''gondo'', [[PQ]] ''[[gondo]]'' <ref>{{HM|L}}, [[Letter 410]]</ref><ref>{{HM|PM}}, p. 374</ref>
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From [[OS]] *''gondo'', [[PQ]] ''[[gondo|gon(do)]]''<ref>{{L|410}}</ref><ref>{{HM|PM}}, p. 374</ref> from possible [[root]] *GON
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
* [[Argonath]],"King-stones"
 
* [[Argonath]],"King-stones"

Revision as of 10:27, 15 October 2010

gond or gonn is a noun meaning "rock" or "stone" in Sindarin, and tends to refer to larger items.

Etymology

From OS *gondo, PQ gon(do)[1][2] from possible root *GON

Examples

See Also

  • sarn, Sindarin for "(small) stone"

Cognates

  • ondo, "rock" or "stone" in Quenya

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, p. 374