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'''rant''' is the [[Sindarin]] word for "course" or "path". It is related to words as ''[[randir]]'' and ''[[ranga]]''.
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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>
  
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==
* [[Celebrant]], "Silver-path" (poetically, "Silverlode")
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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">[[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]]
* [[Adurant]], "Doulbe-path" (poetically, "Double-stream")
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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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*''[[athrad]]'', "ford"
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*''[[imrath]]'', "a long narrow valley with a road or watercourse running through it lengthwise"
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*''[[othrad]]'', "street"
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*''[[randir]]'', "pilgrim, wanderer"
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*''[[ranga]]'', a full pace
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*''[[rath]]'', "street" or synonymous with ''rant''
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==References==
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[[Category:Sindarin words]]
 
[[Category:Sindarin words]]

Revision as of 18:26, 18 October 2008

rant is the Sindarin noun meaning "course", "lode",[1] and "vein".[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

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", entry rant
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "The Etymologies", 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 and Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index"