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Magân

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'''Magân''' is an [[Adûnaic]] word, meaning ''wright, builder''.  
 
'''Magân''' is an [[Adûnaic]] word, meaning ''wright, builder''.  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
It derives from a possible verb *''mag'' "to make" and the agentive ending ''[[-ân]]''
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It derives from a possible verb *''mag'' "to build" and the agentive ending ''[[-ân]]''
  
Ultimately the stem must be related to [[Elvish]] [[root]] [[MAƷ]]
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Ultimately the stem must be related to [[Elvish]] [[root]] [[MAƷ]]/[[MAG]] "to handle, use"
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==
* Ar-[[Balkumagân]]
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* [[Balkumagân]]
  
 
[[Category: Adûnaic words]]
 
[[Category: Adûnaic words]]

Revision as of 17:49, 25 October 2009

Magân is an Adûnaic word, meaning wright, builder.

Etymology

It derives from a possible verb *mag "to build" and the agentive ending -ân

Ultimately the stem must be related to Elvish root MAƷ/MAG "to handle, use"

Examples