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caun

caun pl. conin means "prince, chief, head".[1]

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Daur a Berhael, Conin en Annûn![2]

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caun means "valour".[3]

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caun pl. conath also means "outcry, clamor".[4]

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  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. 102
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 362
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, p. 361
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth p. 362