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'''''orodrim''''' is the [[Sindarin]] word for "mountain range" made up of ''[[ered|orod]]'' meaning "mountain", and the suffix ''-rim'' which is a collective plural meaning "a great number, a host".
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==Examples==
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'''''orodrim''''' is the [[Noldorin]] word for "mountain range".<ref name=LR>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 379</ref>
*[[Thangorodrim]]
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==See Also==
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As the word was used in the compound name ''[[Thangorodrim|Thang'''orodrim''']]'' (which survived in ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]''), one can assume that the form is also a valid [[Sindarin]] word.{{or}} The word ''orodrim'' is also listed by [[David Salo]] in his [[Neo-Elvish|Neo-Sindarin]] glossary.<ref>{{HM|GS}}, p. 327</ref>
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==Etymology==
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''orodrim'' consists of ''[[ered|orod]]'' meaning "mountain", and the suffix ''-rim'' which is a collective plural meaning "a great number, a host".{{or}}
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In the ''[[The Etymologies|Etymologies]]'', Noldorin ''orodrim'' derives from [[Sundocarme|root]] [[ÓROT]] ("height, mountain").<ref name=LR/>
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==See also==
 
* ''[[ered]]'', plural of ''orod''
 
* ''[[ered]]'', plural of ''orod''
 
* ''[[Amon|emyn]]'', "hills"
 
* ''[[Amon|emyn]]'', "hills"
 
* ''[[ephel]]'', "encircling fence"
 
* ''[[ephel]]'', "encircling fence"
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orodrim is the Noldorin word for "mountain range".[1]

As the word was used in the compound name Thangorodrim (which survived in The Lord of the Rings), one can assume that the form is also a valid Sindarin word.Template:Or The word orodrim is also listed by David Salo in his Neo-Sindarin glossary.[2]

Etymology

orodrim consists of orod meaning "mountain", and the suffix -rim which is a collective plural meaning "a great number, a host".Template:Or

In the Etymologies, Noldorin orodrim derives from root ÓROT ("height, mountain").[1]

See also

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