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==Derivatives==
 
==Derivatives==
  
*[[Common Eldarin]]/[[Primitive Quendian]]: ''bálā'', ''bal-ī'' ("Power, God")<ref name=Ety>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 350 (root appearing as "BAL-")</ref>
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*[[Common Eldarin]]/[[Primitive Quendian]]: ''bálā'', ''bal-ī''<ref group="note">The "ī" also has an [[Wikipedia:Acute accent|acute accent]]. Cf. {{VT|45a}}, p. 7.</ref> ("Power, God")<ref name=Ety>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 350 (root appearing as "BAL-")</ref>
 
**[[Quenya]]: ''[[Valar|Vala]]''<ref name=Ety/>
 
**[[Quenya]]: ''[[Valar|Vala]]''<ref name=Ety/>
 
**[[Telerin]]: ''Bala''<ref name=Ety/>
 
**[[Telerin]]: ''Bala''<ref name=Ety/>
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**[[Noldorin|Exilic Noldorin]]: ''[[Balan]]''<ref name=Ety/>
 
**[[Noldorin|Exilic Noldorin]]: ''[[Balan]]''<ref name=Ety/>
  
==See also==
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*[[MBAD]]
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[[Category:Roots]]
 
[[Category:Roots]]

Latest revision as of 21:38, 11 February 2011

BAL is a Primitive Quendian root signifying "powerful, mighty, have power".[1]

[edit] Derivatives

Notes

  1. The "ī" also has an acute accent. Cf. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part One" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 45, November 2003, p. 7.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings: Eldarin Roots and Stems", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 149 (appearing as "√BAL")
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 350 (root appearing as "BAL-")