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*''[[ondo]]'', "rock" or "stone" in Quenya
 
*''[[ondo]]'', "rock" or "stone" in Quenya
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[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] was inspired by the early Celtic word ''ond'', also meaning "rock".<ref>{{HM|RB}}, pp. 849, 853</ref><ref>{{L|324}}</ref>
 
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[[Category: Sindarin nouns]]
 
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Revision as of 18:52, 22 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

Real-world inspiration

J.R.R. Tolkien was inspired by the early Celtic word ond, also meaning "rock".[4][5]

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
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, John D. Rateliff (ed.), The History of The Hobbit, Return to Bag End, pp. 849, 853
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 324, (dated 4-5 June 1971)