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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
[[PQ]] *''mbar'' from [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[MBAR]] "dwelling, habitation"<ref>{{HM|LR}}, "[[The Etymologies]]"</ref>
 
[[PQ]] *''mbar'' from [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[MBAR]] "dwelling, habitation"<ref>{{HM|LR}}, "[[The Etymologies]]"</ref>
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==Examples==
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* [[Dimbar]]: "sad dwelling"
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* [[Brithombar]]: "dwellings of [[Brithon]]"
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==Cognates==
 
==Cognates==
 
*[[Quenya]], ''[[már]]''
 
*[[Quenya]], ''[[már]]''

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bar (pl. *bair[1]) means "land, house" or "home" in Sindarin.[2][3]

Etymology

PQ *mbar from Root MBAR "dwelling, habitation"[4]

Examples

Cognates

The words could not be direct cognates since the a of the Sindarin form is not long as that of the Quenya form.

See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated pp.129-31
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, p.428
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Ring, pp.379-80
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "The Etymologies"