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'''Band''' is [[Sindarin]] for 'prison' or 'duress'.
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'''''band''''' or ''bann'' is [[Noldorin]]/[[Sindarin]] for "prison, Hell".<ref name=VT45>{{VT|45a}}, p. 6 (given language is Noldorin)</ref>
[[Category:Sindarin words]]
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==Etymology==
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From [[Common Eldarin]]/[[Primitive Quendian]] ''banda'' ("prison, Hell"), from [[Sundocarme|root]] [[BAD|BAD<sup>[2]</sup>]].<ref name=VT45/>
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==Cognates==
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*[[Quenya]] ''vanda'' ("prison, Hell")
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==Examples==
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*[[Angband]]
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[[Category:Sindarin nouns]]

Revision as of 20:45, 8 February 2011

band or bann is Noldorin/Sindarin for "prison, Hell".[1]

Etymology

From Common Eldarin/Primitive Quendian banda ("prison, Hell"), from root BAD[2].[1]

Cognates

  • Quenya vanda ("prison, Hell")

Examples

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 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. 6 (given language is Noldorin)