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The name is composed of ''[[telepe]]'' and ''[[orno]]'' ([[Primitive Elvish]] ''[[ornâ]]'' "uprising, tall")
 
The name is composed of ''[[telepe]]'' and ''[[orno]]'' ([[Primitive Elvish]] ''[[ornâ]]'' "uprising, tall")
 
==Cognates==
 
==Cognates==
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*[[Quenya]] ''[[Telporno]]''
 
*[[Sindarin]] ''[[Celeborn]]''
 
*[[Sindarin]] ''[[Celeborn]]''
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==Other versions of the legendarium==
 
==Other versions of the legendarium==
 
Originally, Tolkien intended Sindarin Celeborn to mean "Silver-tree", but the etymology "Silver-tall" appears in Tolkien's latest philological writings<ref>{{UT}} p.266</ref>.
 
Originally, Tolkien intended Sindarin Celeborn to mean "Silver-tree", but the etymology "Silver-tall" appears in Tolkien's latest philological writings<ref>{{UT}} p.266</ref>.

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Teleporno is a Telerin name meaning "Silver-high"[1]

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Etymology

The name is composed of telepe and orno (Primitive Elvish ornâ "uprising, tall")

Cognates

Other versions of the legendarium

Originally, Tolkien intended Sindarin Celeborn to mean "Silver-tree", but the etymology "Silver-tall" appears in Tolkien's latest philological writings[2].

Celeborn, was said in some of the last writings to be a Teler of Valinor named Teleporno, meaning silver-tree. In these later writings, he journeyed from Valinor with Galadriel. Because in these late writings he was a prince of the Teleri, it is possible that he was a son or grandson of Olwë.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth p.347
  2. p.266