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'''''gond''''' or '''''gonn''''' is a noun meaning "rock" or "stone" in [[Sindarin]]. Compare with ''[[ondo]]'' in [[Quenya]].
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'''''gond''''' or '''''gonn''''' is a noun meaning "rock" or "stone" in [[Sindarin]], and tends to refer to larger items. Compare with ''[[ondo]]'' in [[Quenya]].
  
 
Examples:
 
Examples:
* [[Gondolin]] = "Hidden Rock"
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* [[Argonath]],"King-stones"
* ''[[seregon]]'' = "Stone's Blood"
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* [[Beregond, soldier of Gondor|Beregond]]
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* [[Gondolin]], "The Hidden Rock"
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* [[Gondor]], "Land of Stone"
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* [[Gonnhirrim]], "Masters of Stone"
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* ''[[seregon]]'', "Blood of Stone"
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==See Also==
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*''[[ondo]]'', "rock" or "stone" in Quenya
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*''[[palantír]]'', a seeing stone
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*''[[sarn]]'', Sindarin for "(small) stone"
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
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* ''[[The Silmarillion]]'' by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]
 
* [http://www.jrrvf.com/hisweloke/sindar/online/sindar/dict-sd-en.html Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary] compiled by [[Didier Willis]]
 
* [http://www.jrrvf.com/hisweloke/sindar/online/sindar/dict-sd-en.html Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary] compiled by [[Didier Willis]]
  
 
[[Category: Sindarin words]]
 
[[Category: Sindarin words]]

Revision as of 15:02, 29 January 2008

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

Examples:

See Also

  • ondo, "rock" or "stone" in Quenya
  • palantír, a seeing stone
  • sarn, Sindarin for "(small) stone"

References