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*[[Sindarin]]: ''[[sarn]]''
 
*[[Sindarin]]: ''[[sarn]]''
 
==Other versions==
 
==Other versions==
The ''[[Etymologies]]'' give the stem of the word as ''sard-'' (eg. plural ''sardi'') however in another source, the stem of the name [[Elessar]] is given as ''Elesarno''<ref>[[Vinyar Tengwar 49]] p.28</ref>. This, and the Sindarin word ''sarn'', point out that the stem was corrected by Tolkien to ''sarn-''.
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''[[The Etymologies]]'' give the stem of the word as ''sard-'' (eg. plural ''sardi'') however in another source, the stem of the name [[Elessar]] is given as ''Elesarno''<ref>{{VT|49a}}, p. 28</ref>. This, and the Sindarin word ''sarn'', point out that the stem was corrected by Tolkien to ''sarn-''.
 
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* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
 
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]]
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* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Fauskanger]]</small>
 
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[[Category: Quenya nouns]]
 
[[Category: Quenya nouns]]

Latest revision as of 09:13, 9 November 2012

sar (pl. *sarni) is a noun meaning "stone" in Quenya.

[edit] Etymology

From PQ *sarno, root SAR.

Sar is unusual in Quenya for being a proper one-syllable noun whose vowel is not compensatorily lengthened in the nominative case. One would expect *sarno > **sár

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[edit] Other versions

The Etymologies give the stem of the word as sard- (eg. plural sardi) however in another source, the stem of the name Elessar is given as Elesarno[1]. This, and the Sindarin word sarn, point out that the stem was corrected by Tolkien to sarn-.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Eldarin Hands, Fingers & Numerals and Related Writings — Part Three" (edited by Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 49, June 2007, p. 28