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'''Orophin''' was a [[Silvan Elves|Silvan Elf]] of [[Lórien]], the brother of [[Haldir]] and [[Rúmil]]. He was one of three wardens met by the [[Fellowship of the Ring|Fellowship]] as they entered the [[Golden Wood]]. His most likely means ''Small Tree'', from ''oron'' and ''pîn''.
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'''Orophin''' was a [[Silvan Elves|Silvan Elf]] of [[Lothlórien]].
  
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==History==
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Orophin was 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> on [[15 January]] {{TA|3019}}.<ref>{{App|Great}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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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 mean "Small Tree", from ''[[oron]]'' and ''[[pîn]]'',{{fact}} or "Mountain Peak", from ''[[orod]]'' and ''[[pind]]''.<ref>[[Didier Willis]], [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/elfling/message/24600 Elfling Message 24600]</ref>
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==Portrayal in adaptations==
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'''1995-8: ''[[Middle-earth Collectible Card Game]]'':'''
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:Orophin is a Warrior/Ranger Elf.
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'''2001-7: ''[[The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game]]'': '''
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:An elf of Lórien is identified as being Orophin in three cards, [http://lotrtcgdb.com/pages/LOTR17011.html Orophin, Silvan Elf (17S11)], [http://lotrtcgdb.com/pages/LOTR01056.html Orophin, Lorien Bowman (1U56)] and [http://lotrtcgdb.com/pages/LOTR12020.html Orophin, Brother of Haldir (12C20)].
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==See also==
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*[[:Category:Images of Orophin|Images of Orophin]]
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Orophin
Nando
Biographical Information
PositionMarchwarden
LocationLothlórien
AffiliationLothlórien
LanguageNandorin
Family
SiblingsHaldir and Rúmil
Physical Description
GenderMale

Orophin was a Silvan Elf of Lothlórien.

History

Orophin was the brother of Haldir and Rúmil. He was one of three wardens met by the Fellowship as they entered the Golden Wood[1] on 15 January T.A. 3019.[2]

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".[3]

Orophin could mean "Small Tree", from oron and pîn,[source?] or "Mountain Peak", from orod and pind.[4]

Portrayal in adaptations

1995-8: Middle-earth Collectible Card Game:

Orophin is a Warrior/Ranger Elf.

2001-7: The Lord of the Rings Trading Card Game:

An elf of Lórien is identified as being Orophin in three cards, Orophin, Silvan Elf (17S11), Orophin, Lorien Bowman (1U56) and Orophin, Brother of Haldir (12C20).

See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Lothlórien"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix B, "The Great Years"
  3. 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
  4. Didier Willis, Elfling Message 24600