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'''''ondo''''' means "stone" or "rock" in [[Quenya]]. Compare with ''[[gond]]'' in [[Sindarin]].
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'''''ondo''''' means "stone" or "rock" in [[Quenya]].  
Examples:
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==Etymology==
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From [[OS]] *''gondo'', [[PQ]] ''[[gondo|gon(do)]]''<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 359 (entry ''GOND-'')</ref><ref>{{HM|PM}}, p. 374</ref> from possible [[root]] *GON
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==Examples==
 
* [[Ondoher]] = "Stone Lord"
 
* [[Ondoher]] = "Stone Lord"
 
* [[Ondolindë]] = "Rock of the Music of Water"
 
* [[Ondolindë]] = "Rock of the Music of Water"
 
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* [[Gondor|Ondonórë]] = Stone land, [[Gondor]]
== References ==
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==Cognates==
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[gond]]''
* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]]
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==Real-world inspiration==
 
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[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] was inspired by the early Celtic word ''ond'', also meaning "rock".<ref>{{HM|RB}}, pp. 849, 853</ref><ref>{{L|324}}</ref>
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Latest revision as of 09:05, 9 November 2012

ondo means "stone" or "rock" in Quenya.

[edit] Etymology

From OS *gondo, PQ gon(do)[1][2] from possible root *GON

[edit] Examples

[edit] Cognates

[edit] Real-world inspiration

J.R.R. Tolkien was inspired by the early Celtic word ond, also meaning "rock".[3][4]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 359 (entry GOND-)
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, p. 374
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, John D. Rateliff (ed.), The History of The Hobbit, Return to Bag End, pp. 849, 853
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 324, (dated 4-5 June 1971)