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==Sindarin/Noldorin==
 
 
'''''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>
 
'''''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>
  
 
===Etymology===
 
===Etymology===
 
 
In the [[The Etymologies|''Etymologies'']], Noldorin ''rant'' derives from [[Sundocarme|root]] [[RAT]] ("walk").<ref name="etym"/>
 
In the [[The Etymologies|''Etymologies'']], Noldorin ''rant'' derives from [[Sundocarme|root]] [[RAT]] ("walk").<ref name="etym"/>
  
 
===Examples===
 
===Examples===
* [[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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* ''[[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]]
* [[Adurant]], "double-stream";<ref name="silm-index">{{S|Index}}</ref> one of the seven rivers of [[Ossiriand]].
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* ''[[Adurant]]'', "double-stream";<ref name="silm-index">{{S|Index}}</ref> one of the seven rivers of [[Ossiriand]].
  
 
===See Also===
 
===See Also===

Latest revision as of 03:23, 24 October 2012

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]

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[edit] Etymology

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

[edit] Examples

[edit] 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"

[edit] Ilkorin

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

[edit] Etymology

[edit] 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"