Do you use the index to make your own Elvish names?

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  1. Sauron3791

    Sauron3791 Lord of Mordor

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    Hey, I was just wondering if anybody else used the elvish index in the back to make their own elvish names?

    Here is the own I use: Eareldaril ( The Sea of Brilliant Stars )
     
  2. RomanXVIII

    RomanXVIII New Member

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    Yeah, I do that. One of mine is Eledor, Star Land. It is a useful resource for making cool names.
     
  3. Winterine

    Winterine Ranger-Bard

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    Well, not really. THe only LOTR-type name I've made up was Heskilien, which I kinda made up using quenya and "winter"... hmmm... anyone want to correct it for me? I'm not sure how accurately I've translated it.
     
  4. matrix9217

    matrix9217 King of the Mark

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    Not yet. Probobally will.
     
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    Elvenblademaster New Member

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    Oh ya all the time
    Celebgil + silversword/blade
    Glamdrist = foecleaver

    all sorts of stuff.
     
  6. Nienor

    Nienor Administrator Staff Member

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    Me too. My other name I use in forums is Culfindel
    cul - red gold
    fin - hair

    And a couple others I made up for RPG's My horse is named Hitha - roughly meaning misty.
     
  7. Turin

    Turin Valar Morghulis

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    hmm, what do ya think Ass-fall-off means in Elvish?
     
  8. havelockploz

    havelockploz With a preliminary 'P'

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    I presume you mean asfaloth. Dunno
    My name in elvish is Eruannon. I didn't use one of those cheap name-translators either.
    What is my name in english?
     
  9. ElvishTwin

    ElvishTwin Left-handed Scribe

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    Hannah?? Just curious. Let me know if I'm right or wrong...

    So far, I have only used it to translate some of the names of different characters that I know from Elvish to English, but in the future, once I complete my lessons over at CoE, I will be using it to make up names for people I know...
     
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    jeremiah.l.burns Callo

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    The literal translation for winter is hrívë in Quenya.
     
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    Winterine Ranger-Bard

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    *nodnod* I saw that one, and considered the possibilities, but there was another one (or two) words that could be used for winter. Less used, of course. But I thought Heskilien sounded better and was easier pronounced than Hrívëiel or sommat.
     
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    havelockploz With a preliminary 'P'

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    pinkflyingwalruses Beatnik

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    haha*points and laughs at hlp* you got mistaken for a girl again. lol. let me think...what would that be.
     
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    Aenónar Elf of Arda Tauréndor

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    my Elvish name (well, I used to use it for a rp forum) Amára ("the far seer" or something I think it was) Now I use Aenónar, "the reborn"

    (note: I want all words in Quenya, I've made theese names with what I got, so they might not be that accurate...)
     
  15. Tilion

    Tilion Was never a

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    My name (well actually Tilion Herusornëa) took a little more puzzling then sticking some words from the index together. First the meaning of my real first and last name had to be retraced through old germanic. Then proper meaning attached to it, since my last name was made up of two parts that had basically nothing to do with eachother. Translating the end result to Quenya with the proper grammatical rules gave me Herusornëa, I won't bother you with details. Interesting is that my first name, Corné, translated through latin to Quenya gives me one of the already existing names; Tilion. The horned one. Or horny one, whichever you prefer ;).
     
  16. Gûroneth

    Gûroneth Ranger from Eriador

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    Fun! my sources give also a few meanings... Corné is a Dutch form of Cornelis (not Germanic, but those languages are very familiar), that comes from the latin cornu (helmkam, can't translate that, but it is a thing where the helm-wood is stinged... hope that is a bit clear...) or cornum: throw-spear/skewer
     
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    I suspect the meaning you are talking about, the ridge on top of certain helmets, is derived from cornu=horn. I had however not heard of the latter translation.