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Ban(a)

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The element is seen in compounds. It usually is followed by an ''a'' but it is not known if it belongs to the full form of the word [[Asterisk|*]]''bana''.
 
The element is seen in compounds. It usually is followed by an ''a'' but it is not known if it belongs to the full form of the word [[Asterisk|*]]''bana''.
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==Etymology==
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The word seems to come from and [[Adûnaic]] element, like osme root *BAN.
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Ad. ''[[banâth]]'' "wife" means "the half of the couple"
 
== Examples ==
 
== Examples ==
 
*[[Banakil]]
 
*[[Banakil]]
 
*[[Banazîr]]
 
*[[Banazîr]]
*[[Bannâtha]]
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*[[Bannâtha]] (probable)
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==Cognates==
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[perin]]''
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[[Category:Westron words]]
 
[[Category:Westron words]]

Latest revision as of 22:40, 2 November 2012

Ban(a) is a Westron word meaning half.

The element is seen in compounds. It usually is followed by an a but it is not known if it belongs to the full form of the word *bana.

[edit] Etymology

The word seems to come from and Adûnaic element, like osme root *BAN.

Ad. banâth "wife" means "the half of the couple"

[edit] Examples

[edit] Cognates