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*''peler'', "fenced field", (similar to the Old English "tún")<ref name="etym2"/>
 
*''peler'', "fenced field", (similar to the Old English "tún")<ref name="etym2"/>
 
*[[Pelóri]], "the fencing or defensive heights";<ref name="silmindex"/> also known as the [[Mountains of Aman]] or [[Mountains of Defence]]
 
*[[Pelóri]], "the fencing or defensive heights";<ref name="silmindex"/> also known as the [[Mountains of Aman]] or [[Mountains of Defence]]
*''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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*''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"/>
  
 
===Sindarin===
 
===Sindarin===
 
*''[[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>
 
*''[[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>
*[[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]]
 
 
*''[[pel]]'', "fenced field", (similar to the Old English "tún")<ref name="etym2"/>
 
*''[[pel]]'', "fenced field", (similar to the Old English "tún")<ref name="etym2"/>
*[[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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**''[[ephel]]'', "encircling fence" or "outer fence"<ref name="silmap"/>
*''pelthaes'' (older form, ''pelthaksa''), "pivot"<ref name="etym"/>
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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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**[[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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*''pelthaes'' (noun; older form ''pelthaksa''), "pivot"<ref name="etym"/>
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
*''[[cail]]'', "(pointed) fence" (Sindarin)
 
*''[[cail]]'', "(pointed) fence" (Sindarin)
 
*''[[echor]]'', "encircling", "outer ring" (Sindarin)
 
*''[[echor]]'', "encircling", "outer ring" (Sindarin)
*''[[ephel]]'', "encircling fence" or "outer fence" (Sindarin)
 
 
*''[[iâth]]'', "fence" (Sindarin)
 
*''[[iâth]]'', "fence" (Sindarin)
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 17:30, 10 October 2008

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"[1] and "go round, encircle".[2]

Examples

Quenya

Sindarin

See Also

  • cail, "(pointed) fence" (Sindarin)
  • echor, "encircling", "outer ring" (Sindarin)
  • iâth, "fence" (Sindarin)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien, The Lost Road and Other Writings, "The Etymologies", entries PEL-
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", entry pel-
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien, The Lost Road and Other Writings, "The Etymologies", entries PEL(ES)-
  4. 4.0 4.1 Helge Kåre Fauskanger, Ardalambion, Quenya Wordlists
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, "Appendix A"
  6. 6.0 6.1 J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index"
  7. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, "Index"