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==Examples==
 
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* [[Nen Hithoel]] = "Lake of Mist"
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* ''[[Nen Hithoel]]'' = "Lake of Mist"
* [[Nen Lalaith]] = "River of Laughter"
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* ''[[Nen Lalaith]]'' = "River of Laughter"
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* ''[[Sea of Núrnen#Etymology|Núrnen]]''
  
 
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Latest revision as of 03:06, 24 October 2012

nen is a Sindarin (and Noldorin)[1] noun meaning "water" (being used for a small body of water like a lake, pool, lesser river, or tributary).[2][3][4]

[edit] Etymology

In the Etymologies, Noldorin nen derives from the root NEN.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 376
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", entry nen
  3. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, pp. 327-8
  4. 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. 77 (form appearing as "nĕn"