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Duin

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'''Duin''' is the [[Sindarin]] word for ''river''.
 
'''Duin''' is the [[Sindarin]] word for ''river''.
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The [[PQ]] word was ''[[duinê]]'' from a [[root]] [[DUY]]<ref>[[Nomenclature]] where the term is given as "Common Elvish" and the root as ''dui''</ref>
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The [[PQ]] word was ''[[duinê]]'' from a [[root]] [[DUY]]<ref>{{HM|N}}, pp. 765-6. Wherein the term is given as "Common Elvish" and the root as ''dui''</ref>
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
*[[Anduin]]
 
*[[Anduin]]

Revision as of 13:10, 11 October 2010

Duin is the Sindarin word for river.

Etymology

The PQ word was duinê from a root DUY[1]

Examples

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, pp. 765-6. Wherein the term is given as "Common Elvish" and the root as dui