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Beorn (Nandorin)

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beorn is a Danian word meaning "man".[1]


This word actually has two etymologies: besnō "husband" (root BES) and ber(n)ō "warrior" (root BER), blended together.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 352