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The word derives from [[Sundocarme|root]] [[PED|PEN, PÉNED]].<ref name=LR/>
The word derives from [[Sundocarme|root]] [[PED#Other versions|PEN, PÉNED]].<ref name=LR/>

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penn is a Sindarin word meaning "slope". The plural form of penn is pinn or pind. The collective plural form is pennath (cf. -ath). A variant (dialectical or Gondor Sindarin) plural form is pinnath.[1][2]



penn, or pend, is a Noldorin word meaning "declivity".[3]


The word derives from root PEN, PÉNED.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 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), pp. 24, 173
  2. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 525 (citing from the Unfinished index)
  3. 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 380