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Taur

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* ''large forest'' (from ''[[tawar]]'' [[TÁWAR]])
 
* ''large forest'' (from ''[[tawar]]'' [[TÁWAR]])
 
* ''king (of a tribe, not a land)'' (from ''[[târo]]'' [[TA3]])
 
* ''king (of a tribe, not a land)'' (from ''[[târo]]'' [[TA3]])
* ''mighty, vast, sublime'' ([[TA3]]) (from ''[[taurâ]]'' [[TA3]]/[[TUR]])
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* ''mighty, vast, sublime''; poetic only or in ancient titles and names (from ''[[taurâ]]'' [[TA3]]/[[TUR]])
  
 
[[Category:Sindarin words]]
 
[[Category:Sindarin words]]

Revision as of 23:37, 16 February 2009

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

It can mean:

  • large forest (from tawar TÁWAR)
  • king (of a tribe, not a land) (from târo TA3)
  • mighty, vast, sublime; poetic only or in ancient titles and names (from taurâ TA3/TUR)