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Lord of the Ring

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The name The Lord of the Rings refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see The Lord of the Rings (disambiguation).
"The Lord of the Ring is not Frodo, but the master of the Dark Tower of Mordor..."
Gandalf, Many Meetings

Lord of the Ring or Lord of the Rings was a title for Sauron, the master of the One Ring. The singular form appeared only once, uttered by Peregrin Took, who was ignorant of its meaning. The plural form appeared only thrice; once in Gandalf's correction of the above mishap, once by Glorfindel during the Council of Elrond, and once by Gandalf there.[1][2]

[edit] Elvish translation

There are two known translations by Tolkien of The Lord of the Rings into Quenya:

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Many Meetings"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Council of Elrond"
  3. Patrick H. Wynne, "Anaxartaron Onyalie" dated 15 November 2003, The home page of Patrick H. Wynne (accessed 17 April 2012)
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Philip Brown 30 May 1973" (letter)