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'''orn''' (plural '''yrn''', not to be confused with ''[[ŷn]]'') is a [[Sindarin]] word meaning a great or large tree.
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'''''orn''''' (plural '''''yrn''''') is a noun meaning "[[Trees|tree]]" in [[Sindarin]],<ref name=VT42>{{VT|42c}}, p. 27 (Note 5)</ref> especially a large tree.{{fact}}
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==Etymology==
  
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*[[Sundocarme|Root]] [[OR|ŌR/RO]]<ref name=L347>{{L|347}}, p. 426</ref>
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==Examples==
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*''[[Mallorn#Etymology|mall'''orn''']]''
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*''Fang'''orn''''' ("[[Treebeard]]")
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==Cognates==
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*[[Quenya]] ''[[orne]]''
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==See also==
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[oron]]''
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[eryn]]''
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[[Category:Sindarin nouns]]

Latest revision as of 20:22, 19 October 2012

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

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[edit] Examples

[edit] Cognates

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  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)
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 347, (dated 17 December 1972), p. 426