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'''''gwend''''' or '''''gwenn''''' is a [[Sindarin]] noun with two meanings:
 
'''''gwend''''' or '''''gwenn''''' is a [[Sindarin]] noun with two meanings:
  
# "bond, friendship"  
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# "bond, friendship". It is related to the verb '''''gwedh''''', meaning "to bind".
# "maiden". Compare with the [[Quenya]] suffix ''-[[wen]]''
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# "maiden". Compare with the suffix ''-[[wen]]''
  
It is related to the verb '''''gwedh''''', meaning "to bind".
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==Examples==
 
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* ''[[Arwen]]'' = "Noble Maiden"
Examples:
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* ''[[Morwen]]'' = "Dark Maiden"
* [[Arwen]] = "Noble Maiden"
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* [[Morwen]] = "Dark Maiden"
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== References ==
 
== References ==
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
 
 
* [http://www.jrrvf.com/hisweloke/sindar/online/sindar/dict-sd-en.html Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary] compiled by [[Didier Willis]]
 
* [http://www.jrrvf.com/hisweloke/sindar/online/sindar/dict-sd-en.html Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary] compiled by [[Didier Willis]]
  
[[Category: Sindarin words]]
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[[Category: Sindarin nouns]]

Latest revision as of 04:07, 24 October 2012

gwend or gwenn is a Sindarin noun with two meanings:

  1. "bond, friendship". It is related to the verb gwedh, meaning "to bind".
  2. "maiden". Compare with the suffix -wen

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