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vanwa

vanwa is a Quenya adjective meaning "lost".[1]

[edit] Etymology

[edit] Examples

"Si vanwa ná, Rómello vanwa, Valimar! ('Now lost, lost to those of the East is Valimar!')"
Namárië[2]

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", WAN
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Donald Swann, The Road Goes Ever On, "Namárië (Farewell)"