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gorn is a Sindarin word meaning "dreaded, revered"[1] or perhaps "valorous"[2].


The word comes perhaps from an OS word *gorna, PQ *ñgornâ, root ÑGOR (ÑGOROTH)



  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), page 113.
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, Foreword, page xii.