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'''''gond''''' or '''''gonn''''' is a noun meaning "rock" or "stone" in [[Sindarin]], and tends to refer to larger items.  
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'''''gond''''' or '''''gonn''''' is a noun meaning "rock" or "stone" in [[Sindarin]],<ref name="S">{{S|Elements}}, entry ''gond''</ref> and tends to refer to larger items.  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
From [[OS]] *''gondo'', [[PQ]] ''[[gondo|gon(do)]]''<ref>{{L|410}}</ref><ref>{{HM|PM}}, p. 374</ref> from possible [[root]] *GON
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From [[OS]] *''gondo'', [[PQ]] ''[[gondo|gon(do)]]''<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 359 (entry ''GOND-'')</ref><ref>{{HM|PM}}, p. 374<!--I can't find this; what chapter is it in?--></ref> from possible [[root]] *GON
 
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* [[Argonath]],"King-stones"
 
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*''[[ondo]]'', "rock" or "stone" in Quenya
 
*''[[ondo]]'', "rock" or "stone" in Quenya
 
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Revision as of 11:10, 15 October 2010

gond or gonn is a noun meaning "rock" or "stone" in Sindarin,[1] and tends to refer to larger items.

Etymology

From OS *gondo, PQ gon(do)[2][3] 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 Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", entry gond
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 359 (entry GOND-)
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, p. 374