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'''rant''' is the [[Sindarin]] noun meaning "course", "lode",<ref name="silm-ap">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", entry ''rant''</ref> and "vein".<ref name="etym">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[The Lost Road and Other Writings]]'', "[[The Etymologies]]", entry ''RAT-''</ref>
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==Sindarin/Noldorin==
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'''''rant''''' is a [[Sindarin]] noun meaning "course".<ref name="silm-ap">{{S|Appendix}}, entry ''rant''</ref> The [[Noldorin]] (an earlier conception of Sindarin) word ''rant'' has the additional glosses "river-bed, lode, vein".<ref name="etym">{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 383 (entry RAT-)</ref>
  
==Examples==
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===Etymology===
* [[Celebrant]], "silver-course"<ref name="lotr-index">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', "Index"</ref> or, more usually, "Silverlode";<ref name="lotr-loth">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]: [[The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', "[[Lothlórien (chapter)|Lothlórien]]"</ref> a river which flows out of [[Dimrill Dale]] and thought [[Lothlórien]]
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* [[Adurant]], "double-stream";<ref name="silm-index">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', "Index"</ref> one of the seven rivers of [[Ossiriand]].
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==See Also==
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In the [[The Etymologies|''Etymologies'']], Noldorin ''rant'' derives from [[Sundocarme|root]] [[RAT]] ("walk").<ref name="etym"/>
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===Examples===
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* [[Celebrant]], "silver-course"<ref name="lotr-index">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', "Index"</ref> or, more usually, "Silverlode";<ref name="lotr-loth">{{FR|Lorien}}</ref> a river which flows out of [[Dimrill Dale]] and through [[Lothlórien]]
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* [[Adurant]], "double-stream";<ref name="silm-index">{{S|Index}}</ref> one of the seven rivers of [[Ossiriand]].
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===See Also===
 
*''[[athrad]]'', "ford"
 
*''[[athrad]]'', "ford"
 
*''[[imrath]]'', "a long narrow valley with a road or watercourse running through it lengthwise"
 
*''[[imrath]]'', "a long narrow valley with a road or watercourse running through it lengthwise"
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*''[[ranga]]'', a full pace
 
*''[[ranga]]'', a full pace
 
*''[[rath]]'', "street" or synonymous with ''rant''
 
*''[[rath]]'', "street" or synonymous with ''rant''
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==Ilkorin==
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'''''rant''''' is an [[Ilkorin]] word meaning "flow, course of river".<ref name="etym"/>
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===Etymology===
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*[[Sundocarme|Root]] [[RAT]] ("walk").<ref name="etym"/>
  
 
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Sindarin/Noldorin

rant is a Sindarin noun meaning "course".[1] The Noldorin (an earlier conception of Sindarin) word rant has the additional glosses "river-bed, lode, vein".[2]

Etymology

In the Etymologies, Noldorin rant derives from root RAT ("walk").[2]

Examples

See Also

  • athrad, "ford"
  • imrath, "a long narrow valley with a road or watercourse running through it lengthwise"
  • othrad, "street"
  • randir, "pilgrim, wanderer"
  • ranga, a full pace
  • rath, "street" or synonymous with rant

Ilkorin

rant is an Ilkorin word meaning "flow, course of river".[2]

Etymology

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", entry rant
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 383 (entry RAT-)
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, "Index"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Lothlórien"
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names"