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This article is about an Elvish root. For the Noldorin noun, see bâd.

BAD is a Primitive Quendian root with two different etymologies (BAD[1] and BAD[2]). Both appear without any any signification, besides from what can be determined from their derivatives.[1][2]

Derivatives of BAD[1][edit]

There were no Quenya derivatives of BAD[1].[1]

Derivatives of BAD[2][edit]

See also[edit]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 350 (root appearing as "BAD-")
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part One" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 45, November 2003, p. 6 (root appearing as "BAD[2]-")