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'''Windan''' were one of the only six tribes of the [[Avari]] mentioned.
 
'''Windan''' were one of the only six tribes of the [[Avari]] mentioned.
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It is an [[Avarin]] word meaning "the People". It derives from [[Primitive Quendian]] ''[[kwende|kwendī]]''.<ref name=Author>{{WJ|Author}}, Note 9, p. 410</ref>
 
It is an [[Avarin]] word meaning "the People". It derives from [[Primitive Quendian]] ''[[kwende|kwendī]]''.<ref name=Author>{{WJ|Author}}, Note 9, p. 410</ref>
  
The final ''-n'' could be a plural marker, possibly related to the rare plural ''-n'' seen in some plural forms of [[Sindarin]]<ref>[http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/sindarin.htm#in-plurals]</ref> (such as ''[[el|elin]]'' or ''[[caun|conin]]''), and some cases of [[Quenya]] (''-ion, -essen, -illon'')
 
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[Kindi]]
 
* [[Kindi]]
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Latest revision as of 18:48, 17 December 2017

Windan
People
General Information
Languagesone of the many Avarin languages
Physical Description
LifespanImmortal

Windan were one of the only six tribes of the Avari mentioned.

[edit] Etymology

It is an Avarin word meaning "the People". It derives from Primitive Quendian kwendī.[1]

[edit] See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: Author's Notes to Quendi and Eldar", Note 9, p. 410