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*[[Sarn Gebir]], "stone spikes"<ref name="silmap"/>
 
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*[[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]]
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Revision as of 17:44, 10 January 2011

Sarn is a Sindarin word. As a noun it means "(small) stone" or "stony place" (outcrop of rock in softer ground, or in a river-bed).[1][2] As an adjective it means "stony".[2][3]

Etymology

Probably from OS sarno (unattested), 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 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", entry sarn
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 163 (manuscript notes to the Nomenclature)
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 775