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The actual word is not known, but perhaps it was *''nibar'' or *''mibar'' since words of three radical vowels such this (look below) don't begin with a vowel.
 
The actual word is not known, but perhaps it was *''nibar'' or *''mibar'' since words of three radical vowels such this (look below) don't begin with a vowel.
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The word derives from the [[Sundocarmë|Root]] M-B-R<ref>{{HM|TI}}, p. 174</ref> but it is possible that it is perhaps a mistype for *N-B-R.<ref>http://www.forodrim.org/daeron/md_khuzdul.html</ref>
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The word derives from the [[Sundocarmë|Root]] M-B-R<ref>{{HM|TI}}, p. 174</ref> but it is possible that it is perhaps a mistype for *N-B-R.<ref>[http://www.forodrim.org/daeron/md_khuzdul.html An analysis of Dwarvish] by [[Magnus Åberg]]</ref>
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[[category:Khuzdul words]]
 
[[category:Khuzdul words]]

Revision as of 17:36, 23 May 2011

inbar is an element from the Khuzdul name Barazinbar and is translated as "horn".

The actual word is not known, but perhaps it was *nibar or *mibar since words of three radical vowels such this (look below) don't begin with a vowel.

Etymology

The word derives from the Root M-B-R[1] but it is possible that it is perhaps a mistype for *N-B-R.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Treason of Isengard, p. 174
  2. An analysis of Dwarvish by Magnus Åberg