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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
  • Noldorin iôr, "course"

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"