ara (prefix “high, noble, royal”) + taur (“king, lord”)
noun. royal lord
masculine name. *Noble-lord
Conceptual Development: In the draft of Appendix A of the Lord of the Rings, his name was first given as Arv[or]eg (4th and 5th letters unclear), revised to Arador (PM/211).
?Arvoreg→ Arador ✧ PMI/Arador
Word Gloss ar(a)- “noble, royal, high” -dor “*king, lord”
- ?Arvoreg ✧ PMI/Arador (