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Taur

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'''Taur''' is a [[Sindarin]] word, coming from a root meaning "powerful".  
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'''Taur''' is a [[Sindarin]] word, with several meaning, depending on the etymology.  
  
It can, in this sense, mean:
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It can mean:
* ''large forest''  
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* ''large forest'' ([[TÁWAR]])
* ''king (of a tribe, not a land)''
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* ''king (of a tribe, not a land)'' ([[TUR]])
 
* ''mighty, vast, sublime''
 
* ''mighty, vast, sublime''
 
  
 
[[Category:Sindarin words]]
 
[[Category:Sindarin words]]

Revision as of 23:21, 16 February 2009

Taur is a Sindarin word, with several meaning, depending on the etymology.

It can mean:

  • large forest (TÁWAR)
  • king (of a tribe, not a land) (TUR)
  • mighty, vast, sublime