Lord of the Ring (title)

From Tolkien Gateway
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 in The Fellowship of the Ring, "Many Meetings"
The Nazgul by Kenneth Sofia

Lord of the Ring or Lord of the Rings was a title for Sauron, the master of the One Ring. The singular form appeared twice when Peregrin Took tried to apply it to Frodo Baggins, but the Wizard Gandalf corrected him.[1] The plural form appeared also twice: once in the mentioned conversation with Gandalf, and another by Glorfindel during the Council of Elrond.[2]

Elvish translation[edit | edit source]

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