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'''Orophin''' was a [[Silvan Elves|Silvan Elf]] of [[Lothlórien]], the brother of [[Haldir (Elf of Lórien)|Haldir]] and [[Rúmil (Elf of Lórien)|Rúmil]]. He was one of three wardens met by the [[Fellowship of the Ring|Fellowship]] as they entered the [[Lothlórien|Golden Wood]].<ref>{{FR|II6}}</ref>
 
'''Orophin''' was a [[Silvan Elves|Silvan Elf]] of [[Lothlórien]], the brother of [[Haldir (Elf of Lórien)|Haldir]] and [[Rúmil (Elf of Lórien)|Rúmil]]. He was one of three wardens met by the [[Fellowship of the Ring|Fellowship]] as they entered the [[Lothlórien|Golden Wood]].<ref>{{FR|II6}}</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The name ''Orophin'' most likely means "Small Tree", from ''[[oron]]'' and ''pîn''.{{fact}}
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Of the name ''Orophin'', it is said that it is "''suitable to [[Sindarin]] sounds and patterns''" although it is "''not clearly etymologizable as Sindarin''".<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 51</ref>
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''Orophin'' could perhaps means "Small Tree", from ''[[oron]]'' and ''pîn''.{{fact}}
 
==Portrayal in adaptations==
 
==Portrayal in adaptations==
  

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Orophin by Lori Deitrick

Orophin was a Silvan Elf of Lothlórien, the brother of Haldir and Rúmil. He was one of three wardens met by the Fellowship as they entered the Golden Wood.[1]

Etymology

Of the name Orophin, it is said that it is "suitable to Sindarin sounds and patterns" although it is "not clearly etymologizable as Sindarin".[2]

Orophin could perhaps means "Small Tree", from oron and pîn.[source?]

Portrayal in adaptations

1995-8: Middle-earth Collectible Card Game:

Orophin is a Warrior/Ranger Elf.

See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Lothlórien"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 51