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Sarn

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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
In the [[The Etymologies|''Etymologies'']], [[Noldorin]] ''sarn'' ("stone as a material, or as adj.") derives from [[root]] [[SAR]].<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 385</ref>
 
In the [[The Etymologies|''Etymologies'']], [[Noldorin]] ''sarn'' ("stone as a material, or as adj.") derives from [[root]] [[SAR]].<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 385</ref>
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''Sarn'' is a [[Welsh]] word that means a causeway, a pavement or stepping-stone.<ref>[[Mark T. Hooker]], [[Tolkien and welsh]], p. 213.
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==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
*[[Sarn Athrad]]
 
*[[Sarn Athrad]]

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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] It is also glossed as "small stone, pebble".[3]

As an adjective sarn means "stony".[2][4]

Etymology

In the Etymologies, Noldorin sarn ("stone as a material, or as adj.") derives from root SAR.[5] Sarn is a Welsh word that means a causeway, a pavement or stepping-stone.Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag


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