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'''minib''' is the number eleven (11, XI) in [[Sindarin]]. While the [[Elves]] had a duodecimal system, [[Men]] did not, and didn't use this term.
 
'''minib''' is the number eleven (11, XI) in [[Sindarin]]. While the [[Elves]] had a duodecimal system, [[Men]] did not, and didn't use this term.
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The word derives from [[Sundocarme|root]] MINIK-W-.<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, '''MINI-'''</ref>
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[[Category:Sindarin numbers]]
 
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Latest revision as of 06:33, 3 February 2013

Sindarin numbers

minib is the number eleven (11, XI) in Sindarin. While the Elves had a duodecimal system, Men did not, and didn't use this term.

The word derives from root MINIK-W-.[1]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", MINI-