N. Gurfannor m. “Lord of Death-cloud”

N. Gurfannor, m. “Lord of Death-cloud”

A surname for Mandos appearing in The Etymologies from the 1930s, a combination of guru “death” and the name Fannor “Cloud-lord” that he shared with his brother Lórien (Ety/ÑGUR, SPAN).

Conceptual Development: This name appeared as G. Gwifanthor or Gwefanthor in the Gnomish Lexicon from the 1910s (GL/34, 45), a combination of his short name G. Gwî with G. Fanthor, precursor of N. Fannor.

References ✧ Ety/ÑGUR, SPAN; EtyAC/ÑGUR

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guru “death (abstract)” ✧ Ety/ÑGUR (‽gûr/gurw)
Fannor “Cloud-lord”
ᴹ√SPAN “white” ✧ Ety/ÑGUR
ᴹ√ÑGUR ✧ Ety/SPAN
ᴹ✶Spanturo “lord of cloud” ✧ Ety/SPAN

Cognates


G. Gwifanthor m.

See N. Gurfannor for discussion.

References ✧ GL/34, 45; LT1A/Vefántur; PE14/12

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Gwî ✧ GL/45; LT1A/Vê (Gwê); LT1A/Vê
Fanthor ✧ GL/34

Cognates