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'''''laurë''''' is a [[Quenya]] word meaning "gold (of light and colour, not metal)",<ref name="silmap">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin names", entry ''laurë''</ref> "light of the golden Tree ''Laurelin'', gold",<ref name="etym">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[The Lost Road and Other Writings]]'', "[[The Etymologies]]", entry ''LÁWAR-''</ref> or just simply "golden light".<ref name="letters">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], [[Humphrey Carpenter]] (ed.) and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]]'', [[Letter 230]] ([[June 8]] [[1961]])</ref>
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'''''laurë''''' is a [[Quenya]] word meaning "gold (of light and colour, not metal)",<ref name="silmap">{{S|Appendix}}, entry ''laurë''</ref> "light of the golden Tree ''Laurelin'', gold",<ref name="etym">{{LR|Etymologies}}, entry ''[[LAW|LÁWAR-]]''</ref> or just simply "golden light".<ref name="letters">{{L|230}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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*[[Sundocarme|Root]] [[LAW|LÁWAR-]]<ref name="etym"/>
 
== Examples ==
 
== Examples ==
*''Ingalaurë'', "[[Vanyar#Etymology|Inga]]-gold"; the [[Amilessë|mother-name]] of [[Finarfin]] due to his golden hair of his mother's people<ref name="morg">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[Morgoth's Ring]]'', "The Later ''Quenta Silmarillion''", "Later versions of the Story of Finwë and Míriel"</ref>
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*''Ingalaurë'', "[[Vanyar#Etymology|Inga]]-gold"; the [[Amilessë|mother-name]] of [[Finarfin]] due to his golden hair of his mother's people<ref name="morg">{{MR|P3II4}}</ref>
*[[Laurelin]], "Song of Gold"; name of one of the [[Two Trees]] of [[Valinor]] <ref name="silmindex">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', "Index"</ref>
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*[[Laurelin]], "Song of Gold"; name of one of the [[Two Trees]] of [[Valinor]] <ref name="silmindex">{{S|Index}}</ref>
*[[Lothlórien|Laurelindórenan]], "Valley of Singing Gold";<ref name="utlaur">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[Unfinished Tales]]'', "[[The History of Galadriel and Celeborn]]", note 5</ref> and older name for [[Lothlórien]]<ref name="rotk">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', ''[[The Two Towers]]'', "[[The Window on the West]]"</ref>
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*[[Lothlórien|Laurelindórenan]], "Valley of Singing Gold";<ref name="utlaur">{{UT|6}}, note 5</ref> and older name for [[Lothlórien]]<ref name="rotk">{{TT|IV5}}</ref>
 
*Laurenandë, "Valley of Gold"; another name for Lothlórien<ref name="utlaur" />
 
*Laurenandë, "Valley of Gold"; another name for Lothlórien<ref name="utlaur" />
*''laurië'' (plural adjective), "golden"<ref name="rgeo">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Donald Swann]], ''[[The Road Goes Ever On (book)|The Road Goes Ever On]]'', "[[Namárië]]", p. 66</ref>
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*''laurië'' (plural adjective), "golden"<ref name="rgeo">{{RGEO|5}}, p. 66</ref>
*''laurina'', "golden"<ref name="bolt">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part 1]]'', "Appendix"</ref>
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*''laurina'', "golden"<ref name="bolt">{{LT1|Appendix}}</ref>
*''[[laurinquë]]'', possible "gold-ful one";<ref name="arda">[[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]], ''[[Ardalambion]]'', [http://www.uib.no/people/hnohf/wordlists.htm Quenya Wordlists]</ref> a tree in [[Hyarrostar]] in [[Númenor]] with yellow flowers<ref name="uttree">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[Unfinished Tales]]'', "[[A Description of the Island of Númenor]]"</ref>
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*''[[laurinquë]]'', possible "gold-ful one";<ref name="arda">[[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]], ''[[Ardalambion]]'', [http://www.uib.no/people/hnohf/wordlists.htm Quenya Wordlists]</ref> a tree in [[Hyarrostar]] in [[Númenor]] with yellow flowers<ref name="uttree">{{UT|3}}</ref>
*Makalaurë, "forging gold"; a prophetic mother-name for [[Maglor]]<ref name="pome">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[The Peoples of Middle-earth]]'', "[[The Shibboleth of Fëanor]]"</ref>
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*Makalaurë, "forging gold"; a prophetic mother-name for [[Maglor]]<ref name="pome">{{PM|XI}}</ref>
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
*''[[cul-]]'', "golden-red"
 
*''[[cul-]]'', "golden-red"
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*''[[pharaz]]'', "gold" ([[Adûnaic]])
 
*''[[pharaz]]'', "gold" ([[Adûnaic]])
 
*''[[telpë]]'', "silver"
 
*''[[telpë]]'', "silver"
==References==
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Revision as of 12:13, 21 March 2011

laurë is a Quenya word meaning "gold (of light and colour, not metal)",[1] "light of the golden Tree Laurelin, gold",[2] or just simply "golden light".[3]

Etymology

Examples

See Also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", entry laurë
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", entry LÁWAR-
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 230, (dated 8 June 1961)
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth's Ring, "Part Three. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: (II) The Second Phase: Later versions of the Story of Finwë and Míriel"
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names"
  6. 6.0 6.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The History of Galadriel and Celeborn", note 5
  7. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "The Window on the West"
  8. J.R.R. Tolkien, Donald Swann, The Road Goes Ever On, "Namárië (Farewell)", p. 66
  9. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, Appendix: Names in the Lost Tales – Part One
  10. Helge Kåre Fauskanger, Ardalambion, Quenya Wordlists
  11. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "A Description of the Island of Númenor"
  12. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Shibboleth of Fëanor"