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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".<ref>{{RGEO|Namarie}}, line 9</ref>
  
 
When used as a prefix, '''''an-''''' means "by" or "with" in [[Sindarin]].
 
When used as a prefix, '''''an-''''' means "by" or "with" in [[Sindarin]].
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In [[Adûnaic]] ''an-'' or '''n-'' means "of"
 
In [[Adûnaic]] ''an-'' or '''n-'' means "of"
  
== References ==
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* ''[[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]]

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an is a preposition meaning "to, towards, for" in Sindarin. In Quenya the preposition means "for" or "because".[1]

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

In Adûnaic an- or 'n- means "of"

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Donald Swann, The Road Goes Ever On, "Namárië (Farewell)", line 9