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'''BARAT''', '''BARATH''', '''BARAD''', '''BARAS''' are [[Primitive Quendian]] [[Sundocarme|roots]] signifying "great height combined with strength, size, majesty". The root also appears as '''BAR-AT/AD''', signifying "lofty, high".<ref>{{PE|Eldarin}}, p. 150 (stems appearing as "√BARAT, √BARATH, BARAD, BARAS" and "√BAR-AT/AD")</ref>
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'''BARAT''', '''BARATH''', '''BARAD''', '''BARAS''' are [[Primitive Quendian]] [[Sundocarme|roots]] signifying "great height combined with strength, size, majesty". The root also appears as '''BAR-AT/AD''', signifying "lofty, high".<ref>{{PE|Eldarin}}, pp. 22-3, 150 (stems appearing as "√BARAT, √BARATH, BARAD, BARAS" and "√BAR-AT/AD")</ref>
  
 
==Derivatives==
 
==Derivatives==
  
*[[Quenya]]: ''[[Varda]]''<ref name=LR/>
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*BARAT
*[[Noldorin]] ([[Sindarin]]): ''[[barad]]''; ''[[brannon]]''<ref name=LR/>
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**[[Sindarin]]: ''[[barad]]''; ''[[brand (word)#Sindarin|brand, brann]]''
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*BARATH
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**Sindarin: ''[[bereth]]''
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*BARAD
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**[[Quenya]]: ''[[Varda]]''; ''[[varanda]]''
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*BARAS
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**Sindarin: ''brasta-'' ("tower up, loom"); 'brass'' ("great cliff"); ''avras'' ("a precipice")
  
 
==Other versions of the legendarium==
 
==Other versions of the legendarium==

Latest revision as of 20:27, 30 June 2011

BARAT, BARATH, BARAD, BARAS are Primitive Quendian roots signifying "great height combined with strength, size, majesty". The root also appears as BAR-AT/AD, signifying "lofty, high".[1]

[edit] Derivatives

  • BARAS
    • Sindarin: brasta- ("tower up, loom"); 'brass ("great cliff"); avras ("a precipice")

[edit] Other versions of the legendarium

In the Etymologies appear the roots BARÁD- ("lofty, sublime"), BARAT- (from which was derived Noldorin barad "tower, fortress"), and BARATH- (from which was derived Barathī "spouse of Manwe, Queen of Stars").[2]

[edit] See also

[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), pp. 22-3, 150 (stems appearing as "√BARAT, √BARATH, BARAD, BARAS" and "√BAR-AT/AD")
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 351