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[edit] Sindarin

amrûn is a Sindarin word meaning "east".[1]

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[edit] Noldorin

amrûn is a Noldorin word meaning "uprising, sunrise, Orient".[2]

[edit] Etymology

The first element of the word is am, deriving from root AM2 ("up").[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix E, "Writing", "The Fëanorian Letters"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 348