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amrûn

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Sindarin

amrûn is a Sindarin word meaning "east".[1]

See also

Noldorin

amrûn is a Noldorin word meaning "uprising, sunrise, Orient".[2]

Etymology

The first element of the word is am, deriving from root AM2 ("up").[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix E, "Writing", "The Fëanorian Letters"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 348