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'''''An''''' is a preposition meaning "to, towards, for" in [[Sindarin]]. In [[Quenya]] the preposition means "for" or "because".
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'''''an''''' is a preposition meaning "to, towards, for" in [[Sindarin]]. In [[Quenya]] the preposition means "for" or "because".
  
 
When used as a prefix, '''''an-''''' means "by" or "with" in [[Sindarin]].
 
When used as a prefix, '''''an-''''' means "by" or "with" in [[Sindarin]].
  
 
In [[Adûnaic]] ''an-'' or '''n-'' means "of"
 
In [[Adûnaic]] ''an-'' or '''n-'' means "of"
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== References ==
 
== References ==
 
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
 
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
 
* [http://www.jrrvf.com/hisweloke/sindar/online/sindar/dict-sd-en.html Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary] compiled by [[Didier Willis]]
 
* [http://www.jrrvf.com/hisweloke/sindar/online/sindar/dict-sd-en.html Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary] compiled by [[Didier Willis]]
  
[[Category:Quenya words]]
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[[Category:Quenya prepositions]]
[[Category:Sindarin words]]
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[[Category:Sindarin prepositions]]
 
[[Category:Adûnaic words]]
 
[[Category:Adûnaic words]]
 
[[fi:An]]
 
[[fi:An]]

Revision as of 23:36, 21 October 2012

an is a preposition meaning "to, towards, for" in Sindarin. In Quenya the preposition means "for" or "because".

When used as a prefix, an- means "by" or "with" in Sindarin.

In Adûnaic an- or 'n- means "of"

References