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'''Pinnath''' is a Sindarin word meaning ''ridges''.
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'''''pinnath''''' is a dialectical [[Sindarin]] or [[Gondor Sindarin]] word meaning "slopes; crests; ridges; group of downs".<ref name=PE>{{PE|17}}, pp. 24, 173</ref><ref name=RC>{{HM|RC}}, p. 525 (citing from the [[Unfinished index]])</ref>
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==Etymology==
  
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The word appears to be a blend of the proper plural Sindarin form ''[[penn|pennath]]'' + another plural form [[penn|''pinn'', ''pind'']].<ref name=PE/><ref name=RC/>
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== Example ==
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* [[Pinnath Gelin]] ("Green Hills")
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Latest revision as of 20:46, 19 October 2012

pinnath is a dialectical Sindarin or Gondor Sindarin word meaning "slopes; crests; ridges; group of downs".[1][2]

[edit] Etymology

The word appears to be a blend of the proper plural Sindarin form pennath + another plural form pinn, pind.[1][2]

[edit] Example

[edit] References

  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. 2.0 2.1 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 525 (citing from the Unfinished index)