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'''Banazir''' is [[Hobbitish]] for 'Sam-wise' or 'Half-wise'.
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'''Banazîr''' is a [[Hobbitish]] name meaning "simple minded". It was sometimes shortened to '''Ban'''.
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It was the first name of [[Samwise Gamgee|Ban Galpsi]].<ref>{{HM|AF}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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It comes from the [[Westron]] element ''[[ban(a)]]'' meaning "half" and ''[[zîr]]'' meaning "wise"
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==Translations==
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[Perhael]]''
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The name was translated as "Samwise", and Ban as Sam.
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[[Category:Westron words]]
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[[de:Samweis Gamdschie#Namen_und_Titel]]
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[[fi:Banazîr]]

Latest revision as of 00:55, 3 November 2012

Banazîr is a Hobbitish name meaning "simple minded". It was sometimes shortened to Ban.

It was the first name of Ban Galpsi.[1]

[edit] Etymology

It comes from the Westron element ban(a) meaning "half" and zîr meaning "wise"

[edit] Translations

The name was translated as "Samwise", and Ban as Sam.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F