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Originally, Tolkien intended Sindarin Celeborn to mean "Silver-tree", but the etymology "Silver-tall" appears in Tolkien's latest philological writings.<ref>{{UT|6e}}</ref>
 
Originally, Tolkien intended Sindarin Celeborn to mean "Silver-tree", but the etymology "Silver-tall" appears in Tolkien's latest philological writings.<ref>{{UT|6e}}</ref>
  
[[Celeborn]], was said in some of the last writings to be a [[Falmari|Teler]] of [[Valinor]] named '''Teleporno''', meaning ''silver-tree'' [[Celeborn#Controversy|instead of a]] [[Sindar|Sinda]].
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[[Celeborn]], was said in some of the last writings to be a [[Falmari|Teler]] of [[Valinor]] named '''Teleporno''', meaning ''silver-tree'' [[Celeborn#Controversy|instead of a]] [[Sindar|Sinda]]. It exists also the Telerin form ''Telepornë''<ref>{{NM|P3xvi}}, p. 349.</ref>.
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Latest revision as of 14:50, 10 October 2021

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. It exists also the Telerin form Telepornë[3].

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "XI. 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"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Carl F. Hostetter (ed.), The Nature of Middle-earth, "Part Three. The World, its Lands, and its Inhabitants: XVI. Galadriel and Celeborn", p. 349.