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From [[OS]] *''sarno'', [[root]] [[SAR]]
 
From [[OS]] *''sarno'', [[root]] [[SAR]]
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==
*[[Sarn Athrad]], "Ford of Stones";<ref name="silmindex">[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] (ed.), ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', "Index"</ref> a ford in [[Beleriand]]
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*[[Sarn Athrad]], "Ford of Stones"
 
*[[Sarn Ford]], the same as Sarn Athrad (a half translation);<ref name="silmap"/> a ford to the south of [[The Shire]]
 
*[[Sarn Ford]], the same as Sarn Athrad (a half translation);<ref name="silmap"/> a ford to the south of [[The Shire]]
 
*[[Sarn Gebir]], "stone spikes"<ref name="silmap"/>
 
*[[Sarn Gebir]], "stone spikes"<ref name="silmap"/>
 
*[[Serni]], derived from ''sarn''; a river in [[Gondor]]
 
*[[Serni]], derived from ''sarn''; a river in [[Gondor]]
 
*[[Edhelharn|Edhel'''harn''']], Sindarin name of [[Aragorn II|King Elessar]]
 
*[[Edhelharn|Edhel'''harn''']], Sindarin name of [[Aragorn II|King Elessar]]
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
*''[[gond]]'', "stone"
 
*''[[gond]]'', "stone"

Revision as of 12:33, 9 December 2010

Sarn is a Sindarin noun and means "(small) stone".[1]

Etymology

From OS *sarno, root SAR

Examples

See Also

Cognates

  • ondo, "stone" (Quenya equivalent of gond)
  • sar, "(small) stone" (Quenya equivalent of sarn)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", entry sarn