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=?iso-8859-1?Q?E=E4rendil?=, Isengard etc...

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Saturday, December 22, 2001, 2:49
Christian Thalmann scripsit:

> - Isengard was pronounced /aIzn=gard/, which I always read as > /isn=gard/(though I do consider /aIzn=gard/ much more aesthetically > pleasing). That pronunciation would make sense if the name were in one > of the languages that Tolkien represents as English, e.g. Westron or > Common Speech... I guess it is, though the book doesn't tell us > explicitly IIRC.
It is. Isen = iron, same as German Eisen, so "iron-yard". -- John Cowan Please leave your values | Check your assumptions. In fact, at the front desk. | check your assumptions at the door. --sign in Paris hotel | --Miles Vorkosigan