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branda in Telerin means "lofty, noble, fine".

Etymology

Primitive Elvish (perhaps Common Telerin) was b'randâ[1], apparently representing an even more primitive adjective *barándâ (stem BARÁD).

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References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Etymologies p. 351

branda in Westron means "border, march"[1].

Etymology

Perhaps it comes from a possible Adûnaic *barrad, root BAR.

See also

References

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