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*[[Quenya]]: ''yāna, yanda''<ref name=PE17/>
 
*[[Quenya]]: ''yāna, yanda''<ref name=PE17/>
*[[Sindarin]]: ''iaun'' ("roomy, wide, extensive"); ''-iann'', ''-ion''; ''iand''<ref name=PE17/>
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*[[Sindarin]]: ''iaun'' ("roomy, wide, extensive"); [[-nd|''-iann'', ''-ion'']]; ''iand''<ref name=PE17/>
  
 
==Other versions of the legendarium==
 
==Other versions of the legendarium==

Latest revision as of 18:20, 23 May 2011

YAN is a Primitive Quendian root signifying "vast, huge"; YAN and YAD are also given the signification "wide". The root also appears in the forms YANA, YĂN.[1]

[edit] Derivatives

[edit] Other versions of the legendarium

In the Qenya Lexicon appears the root DẎṆTṆ, with the Qenya derivative yanta- ("enlarge, increase, add to").[2]

[edit] See also

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 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. 42 (root appearing as "√YANA-"), 99, 115 (roots appearing as "YAN-, YAD"), 191 (roots appearing as "√YAN-" and "√YANA-; YĂN")
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Qenyaqetsa: The Qenya Phonology and Lexicon", in Parma Eldalamberon XII (edited by Carl F. Hostetter, Christopher Gilson, Arden R. Smith, and Patrick H. Wynne)
The Sundocarme "Large & Small" Group
 BEL, MBEL ("large") · KHAWA · PEYE · (POL) · TAW ("wood") · TUR ("strong, mighty") · YAN ("wide")