Tolkien Gateway

Nan-

(Difference between revisions)
(Created page with "{{youmay|the Quenya prefix|Sindarin ''nan'', meaning "valley"}} '''''nan-''''' is a Quenya prefix meaning "backwards" or just "back".<ref name=LR>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 3…")
 
m (Etymology)
Line 2: Line 2:
 
'''''nan-''''' is a [[Quenya]] prefix meaning "backwards" or just "back".<ref name=LR>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 375</ref><ref name=PE>{{PE|17}}, p. 166</ref>
 
'''''nan-''''' is a [[Quenya]] prefix meaning "backwards" or just "back".<ref name=LR>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 375</ref><ref name=PE>{{PE|17}}, p. 166</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
*Root [[NDAN]]<ref name=LR/><ref name=PE/>
+
*Root [[NDAN]] ("back")<ref name=LR/><ref name=PE/>
 +
 
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
*''[[Nandor#Etymology|Nandor]]''
 
*''[[Nandor#Etymology|Nandor]]''
 
{{references}}
 
{{references}}
 
[[Category:Quenya affixes]]
 
[[Category:Quenya affixes]]

Revision as of 10:05, 25 June 2011

Template:Youmay nan- is a Quenya prefix meaning "backwards" or just "back".[1][2]

Etymology

Examples

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 375
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 166