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'''''pel-''''' is a root in both [[Sindarin]] and [[Quenya]] which is mentioned in both "The Etymologies" and the Appendix to ''[[The Silmarillion]]''. It is listed as "revolve on fixed point", "go round, revolve, return"<ref name="etym">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]], ''[[The Lost Road and Other Writings]]'', "[[The Etymologies]]", entries ''PEL-''</ref> and "go round, encircle".<ref name="silmap">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", entry ''pel-''</ref>
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{{disambig-more|Pel|[[Pel (disambiguation)]]}}
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'''''pel-''''' is a [[Quenya]] verb meaning "go round, revolve, return."<ref name=LR>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 380</ref>
  
==Examples==
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==Etymology==
===Quenya===
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*''opelë'', "walled house or village, town"<ref name="etym2"/>
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*''pel-'' (verb<ref name="arda"/>), "go round, revolve, return"<ref name="etym"/>
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*[[Pelendur]], a [[Stewards of Gondor|Steward of Gondor]]<ref name="lotrapa">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', "[[Appendix A]]"</ref>
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*''peler'', "fenced field", (similar to the Old English "tún")<ref name="etym2"/>
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*[[Pelóri]], "the fencing or defensive heights";<ref name="silmindex"/> also known as the [[Mountains of Aman]] or [[Mountains of Defence]]
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*''peltas'' (noun, plural ''peltaxi''<ref name="arda">[[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]], ''[[Ardalambion]]'', [http://www.uib.no/people/hnohf/wordlists.htm Quenya Wordlists]</ref>), "pivot"<ref name="etym"/>
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===Sindarin===
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The word derives from the [[Sundocarme|root]] [[PEL#Other versions|PEL]] ("revolve on fixed point").<ref name=LR/>
*''[[gobel]]'', "walled house or village, town"<ref name="etym2">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]], ''[[The Lost Road and Other Writings]]'', "[[The Etymologies]]", entries ''PEL(ES)-''</ref>
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*[[Pelargir]], "Garth of Royal Ships";<ref name="silmindex">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', "Index"</ref> the port on the river [[Anduin]] in southern [[Gondor]]
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*''[[pel]]'', "fenced field", (similar to the Old English "tún")<ref name="etym2"/>
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*[[Pelennor]] (and [[Pelennor Fields]]), "fenced land";<ref name="lotrindex">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', "Index"</ref> fertile land to the east of [[Minas Tirith]]
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[[Category:Quenya verbs]]
*''pelthaes'' (older form, ''pelthaksa''), "pivot"<ref name="etym"/>
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==See Also==
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*''[[cail]]'', "(pointed) fence" (Sindarin)
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*''[[echor]]'', "encircling", "outer ring" (Sindarin)
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*''[[ephel]]'', "encircling fence" or "outer fence" (Sindarin)
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*''[[iâth]]'', "fence" (Sindarin)
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==References==
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<small><references/></small>
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[[Category:Quenya words]]
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[[Category:Sindarin words]]
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Latest revision as of 20:51, 19 October 2012

The name Pel refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see Pel (disambiguation).

pel- is a Quenya verb meaning "go round, revolve, return."[1]

[edit] Etymology

The word derives from the root PEL ("revolve on fixed point").[1]

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 380