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'''Vaniai''' is the [[Telerin]] word for the [[Vanyar]] from which it was directly adopted.
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'''Vaniai''' is the [[Telerin]] word for the [[Vanyar]].
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
It seems to be from a [[primitive Elvish]] form ''[[bányâ]]''<ref>[[Etymologies]] p.351</ref><ref>[[The Peoples of Middle-earth]] p. 402</ref> (stem [[BAN]]) but also from ''[[wanjâ]]'' (stem [[WAN]])<ref>[[The War of the Jewels]] p.383</ref>
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The word was borrowed directly from Quenya.<ref>[[The War of the Jewels]] p.383</ref>
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The [[Sundocarmë|Root]] is either [[WAN]] or [[BAN]] (see [[Vanyar]])
 
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Latest revision as of 11:18, 29 December 2011

Vaniai is the Telerin word for the Vanyar.

[edit] Etymology

The word was borrowed directly from Quenya.[1]

The Root is either WAN or BAN (see Vanyar)

[edit] References

  1. The War of the Jewels p.383