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Banakil

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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
''[[ban(a)]]'' means "half", and ''[[-kil]]'' is an ending meaning "person"
 
''[[ban(a)]]'' means "half", and ''[[-kil]]'' is an ending meaning "person"
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==Cognates==
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[Perian]]''
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*[[Quenya]] ''[[Periando]]''
 
[[category:Westron words]]
 
[[category:Westron words]]
 
[[fi:Banakil]]
 
[[fi:Banakil]]

Revision as of 11:26, 25 October 2009

Banakil is the Westron name for the Hobbits, meaning literally 'halfling'.

Etymology

ban(a) means "half", and -kil is an ending meaning "person"

Cognates