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Oron

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'''aron''' is [[Sindarin]] for forest and is the hypothesized singular form of [[Eryn]].
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'''Oron''' is presumably a archaic [[Sindarin]] for tree. It survives only in its plural, archaic ''oroni'' became the Sindarin word [[''Eryn'']].  
  
 
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[[Category:Sindarin words]]

Revision as of 20:04, 13 January 2008

Oron is presumably a archaic Sindarin for tree. It survives only in its plural, archaic oroni became the Sindarin word ''Eryn''.