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Gond

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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