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'''''Orn''''' (plural '''''yrn''''') is a noun meaning "tree" in [[Sindarin]], especially a large tree. It is the root of the word ''[[mallorn]]''. Compare with ''[[ornë]]'' in [[Quenya]].
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'''''orn''''' (plural '''''yrn''''') is a noun meaning "tree" in [[Sindarin]],<ref name=VT42>{{VT|42c}}, p. 27 (Note 5)</ref> especially a large tree.{{fact}}
  
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==Examples==
* Fangorn = "[[Treebeard]]"
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== References ==
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*''[[Mallorn#Etymology|mallorn|mall'''orn''']]''
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
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*''Fang'''orn''''' ("[[Treebeard]]")
* [http://www.jrrvf.com/hisweloke/sindar/online/sindar/dict-sd-en.html Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary] compiled by [[Didier Willis]]
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[[Category: Sindarin nouns]]
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==Cognates==
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*[[Quenya]] ''[[ornë]]''
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[[Category:Sindarin nouns]]

Revision as of 21:35, 6 July 2011

orn (plural yrn) is a noun meaning "tree" in Sindarin,[1] especially a large tree.[source?]

Examples

Cognates

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Rivers and Beacon-hills of Gondor: Author's notes to the account of the Eldarin numerals" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 42, July 2001, p. 27 (Note 5)