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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]

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"