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Teleporno

Teleporno is a Telerin[1] name meaning "Silver-tall".

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[edit] Etymology

The name is composed of telepi and orno (Primitive Elvish ornâ "uprising, tall").

[edit] Cognates

[edit] Other versions of the legendarium

Originally, Tolkien intended Sindarin Celeborn to mean "Silver-tree", but the etymology "Silver-tall" appears in Tolkien's latest philological writings.[2]

Celeborn, was said in some of the last writings to be a Teler of Valinor named Teleporno, meaning silver-tree instead of a Sinda.

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Shibboleth of Fëanor", "The names of Finwë's descendants" p. 347
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The History of Galadriel and Celeborn", "Appendix E: The Names of Celeborn and Galadriel"