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'''''paran''''' in [[Sindarin]] means "shaven, smooth (for hills without trees)".<ref>[[Wayne G. Hammond]] and [[Christina Scull]], ''[[The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion]]'', p. 433</ref>
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'''''paran''''' in [[Sindarin]] means "shaven, smooth (for hills ?without trees)".<ref>{{HM|RC}}, p. 433</ref>
==Etymology==
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The word derives from a possible [[Old Sindarin]] *''parana''.
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The [[root]] is not easy to determine; the two possible roots it would be derived from ([[PAR]] "assemble, collect" and [[KWAR]] "fist") would be ruled out since they are unconnected to the meaning of "shave/smooth".{{or}}
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==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
*[[Dol Baran]]
 
*[[Dol Baran]]
 
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[[Category:Sindarin adjectives]]
 
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Latest revision as of 21:04, 8 November 2012

paran in Sindarin means "shaven, smooth (for hills ?without trees)".[1]

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  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 433