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Gwend

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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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== 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]]
 
[[Category: Sindarin words]]

Revision as of 19:21, 7 February 2008

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


Examples:

References