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'''gorn''' is a [[Sindarin]] word meaning "dreaded, revered"<ref>{{PE|17}}, page 113.</ref> or perhaps "valorous"<ref>{{HM|PM}}, Foreword, page xii.</ref>.
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'''''gorn''''' is a [[Sindarin]] word meaning "dreaded, revered"<ref>{{PE|17}}, page 113.</ref>
==Etymology==
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The word comes perhaps from an [[OS]] word *''gorna'', [[PQ]] *''ñgornâ'', [[root]] [[ÑGOR]] ([[ÑGOROTH]])
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==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
*[[Aragorn]]
 
*[[Aragorn]]

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gorn is a Sindarin word meaning "dreaded, revered"[1]

Examples

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), page 113.