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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><ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 88</ref><ref name=LR>{{HM|LR}}, "[[The Etymologies]]", p. 379</ref>
 
'''''Olos''''' (variant spelling ''olor'') is [[Quenya]] for "dream, vision / of mind". It is connected to [[Gandalf]]'s Quenya name ''[[Olórin]]''.<ref>{{UT|Istari}}</ref><ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 88</ref><ref name=LR>{{HM|LR}}, "[[The Etymologies]]", p. 379</ref>
  
The word derives from the [[root]] [[ÓLOS]].<ref name=LR/>
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The word derives from the [[Sundocarmë|root]] [[ÓLOS]].<ref name=LR/>
  
 
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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][2][3]

The word derives from the root ÓLOS.[3]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The Istari"
  2. 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
  3. 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "The Etymologies", p. 379