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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]].
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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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==Etymology==
Examples:
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From [[OS]] *''gondo'', [[PQ]] ''[[gondo]]'' <ref>{{HM|L}}, [[Letter 410]]</ref><ref>{{HM|PM}}, p. 374</ref>
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==Examples==
 
* [[Argonath]],"King-stones"
 
* [[Argonath]],"King-stones"
 
* [[Beregond, soldier of Gondor|Beregond]]
 
* [[Beregond, soldier of Gondor|Beregond]]
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
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*''[[sarn]]'', Sindarin for "(small) stone"
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==Cognates==
 
*''[[ondo]]'', "rock" or "stone" in Quenya
 
*''[[ondo]]'', "rock" or "stone" in Quenya
*''[[sarn]]'', Sindarin for "(small) stone"
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{{references}}
 
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== References ==
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* {{HM|S}}
 
* {{HM|S}}
 
* {{hsd}}
 
* {{hsd}}
  
 
[[Category: Sindarin words]]
 
[[Category: Sindarin words]]

Revision as of 11:12, 3 September 2009

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

Contents

Etymology

From OS *gondo, PQ gondo [1][2]

Examples

See Also

  • sarn, Sindarin for "(small) stone"

Cognates

  • ondo, "rock" or "stone" in Quenya

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien, Humphrey Carpenter (ed.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 410
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, p. 374