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'''''káno''''' means "commander" or "hero" in [[Quenya]].<ref>{{S|Appendix}}, ''káno''</ref>
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'''''káno''''' means "commander" in [[Quenya]], but usually refers to a lesser rank, as one who would serve the highest chief.<ref name=PM>{{PM|Finwe}}, p. 345 (& note 36)</ref><ref>{{S|Appendix}}, ''káno''</ref> It could also mean "crier" or "herald".<ref name=PM/>
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==Etymology==
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*[[Sundocarme|Root]]: [[Common Eldarin]] [[KAN]]<ref name=PM/>
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==Examples==
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*[[Maglor#Etymology|'''''Kana'''finwë'']]<ref>{{PM|Feanor}}, p. 352</ref>
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*[[Fingolfin#Etymology|''Ara'''káno''''']]<ref name=PM/>
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*[[Fingon#Etymology|''Finde'''káno''''']]<ref name=PM/>
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*[[Turgon#Etymology|''Turu'''káno''''']]<ref name=PM/>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 19:04, 13 February 2013

káno means "commander" in Quenya, but usually refers to a lesser rank, as one who would serve the highest chief.[1][2] It could also mean "crier" or "herald".[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Shibboleth of Fëanor", "The names of Finwë's descendants", p. 345 (& note 36)
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", káno
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Shibboleth of Fëanor", "The names of the Sons of Fëanor", p. 352