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Aulë

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Originally posted by Lantarion
YAY!! Something to nitpick! :D
El(e) = star
anor = sun

So it's 'Star-sun', not 'Sun-star'! HA! :D
Don't blame me! :eek:
It was EoA's fault I tell ya!
In fact, even TolkienWiki says it is 'Sun-star'!....

I'm pretty sure that Tolkien called it Sunstar as well...:p
 

Eledhwen

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A translation doesn't always read well with the words in the same order as the original. Tolkien had been aware of that from the very start, as when he was a small boy he wrote a story and was corrected in his usage, being told that he could not refer to a "green great dragon". He wondered why on earth not, and a love relationship with language grew until it could be contained in private no longer and flowed out into the world. Often, when I write Tolkien's works into Microsoft Word, the grammar checker still suggests I re-arrange the great man's usage.

Kelonus was an evil dwarf!!!!!!!!!!!!! NOOOOOOOOOOO!
Get your pen out and start writing a story starring the great hero Kelonus.
 

Khôr’nagan

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Originally posted by Lantarion
{core-nug-un} is the correct pronunciation. :)
Wow, Really? Cool, and thanks a lot! Now it kind of sound to me like it could be some medieval knight's name, with that pronunciation... All the better!
 

Starbrow

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My favorite short story by Tolkien is Smith of Wooten Major. Starbrow is the name given to the human who is allowed to visit Faery. I always wanted to be more than human and this seemed like a way to achieve that.
 

Lantarion

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Starbrow, great name! Smith of W.M. is one of my favourite stories too. :D
Originally posted by KhĂ´r'nagan
Wow, Really? Cool, and thanks a lot! Now it kind of sound to me like it could be some medieval knight's name, with that pronunciation... All the better!
haha, yeah! Cornagan the Brave! :D
 

MaidenofLorien

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mine is just what it says a Maiden of Lorien, I wanted to be Lady of Lorien but it was taken. i picked it cuz i loved thaat part in the book and movie, Lorien to me is a place of sanctuary for the elves and one of the last elven-fair places in Middle-Earth
 

gilgalad

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I think its well documented, but i'll tell the story of my name again for those who are new enough not to remember me, or old enough to have forgotten:

Gil-galad's my favorite character in Tolkien (used to be anyway), and I was under the impression that for one names weren't case-sensitive when I registered, and two that dashes weren't considered acceptable characters in a name, like in an email account. Much to my horror, i discovered not only that there was someone with pretty much the same name on the forum, but also that he was an active member in the one guild I had any interest in! Great how these things work out isn't it!?
 

Manveru

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Well, gg, I'm "new" (well, not quite;) I think I've already written my name in the 'happenings' in the Guild;);)) so I can't remember you, but welcome back!!

Wow! Now we've got two Gil-Galads (one BIG and one small:D).

Nice story, btw.
 

gilgalad

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Originally posted by Manveru

Wow! Now we've got two Gil-Galads (one BIG and one small:D).
What type of packages do they say the best things come in again?!?;)
 

Eledhwen

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I think we can cope with GG and gg. I loved the sound of my name; I was glad no-one else got there first. When I try to use it elsewhere I find it's been taken (eg Amazon); but it's meaning: Elfsheen, is usually available.
 
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celebdraug

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Celeb = Silver
Draug = Wolf

therefore Celebdraug = Silverwolf
:)
i love my name!
 

Scatha

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I kept it more simple, even though an elven name would have suited me fine, but this one does rather well for me.

Scatha, one of the 4 dragons described by Tolkien.
 

Manveru

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Congrats on an avatar (I guess first one, right?)

A really nice one, btw;)

:D
 
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celebdraug

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Yea! Thankyou! But i cant take all the credit, because Aragorn21 found it for me! :)
i just started looking at everyone elses avatars too, normally i dint do that! Its cause i have one now! Most people have random ones which are really kewl!
 
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celebdraug

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Manveru you have a nice avatars too! Do you like angels?
 

CelebthĂ´l

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Originally posted by celebdraug
Celeb = Silver
Draug = Wolf

therefore Celebdraug = Silverwolf
:)
i love my name!
Almost as good as mine ;) *angelic smile*

Celeb = Silver
thĂ´l = helm

Silverhelm

:D I comed up with it moiself! :D
 

CelebthĂ´l

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Thats the best way, its more original that way, and for the most part, those that made up their own names and didnt just use "Legolas" or something like that :rolleyes: seem to stay on here a lot longer! :)
 

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