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taure is a Quenya word meaning "forest".
It has been suggested that a standardized spelling of the word would be taurë.
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In the Etymologies, Quenya taure is glossed as "great wood, forest".
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 115
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "From Quendi and Eldar, Appendix D" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 39, July 1998, p. 7
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 230, (dated 8 June 1961)
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Nancy Smith, "Index questions" (quoted in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 385)
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names" (the note "[Sindarin] taur 'wood, forest' (Quenya taurë)" is likely an editorial suggestion by Christopher Tolkien)
- ↑ Helge Fauskanger, "Quettaparma Quenyallo" (accessed 27 February 2011)
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 391 (root TÁWAR-)