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'''''Olos''''' is [[Quenya]] for "dream; vision". It is connected to [[Gandalf]]'s Quenya name ''[[Olórin]]''.
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'''''Olos''''' (variant spelling ''olor'') is [[Quenya]] for "dream, vision / of mind". It is connected to [[Gandalf]]'s Quenya name ''[[Olórin]]''.<ref>{{UT|Istari}}</ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 88</ref><ref name=LR>{{HM|LR}}, "[[The Etymologies]]", p. 379</ref>
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The word derives from the [[root]] [[ÓLOS]].<ref name=LR/>
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*[[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]], ''[Quettaparma Quenyallo]'', as of 7 September 2008
 
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Olos (variant spelling olor) is Quenya for "dream, vision / of mind". It is connected to Gandalf's Quenya name Olórin.[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), p. 88</ref>[2]

The word derives from the root ÓLOS.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Istari"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "The Etymologies", p. 379