From Tolkien Gateway
penn, or pend, is a Sindarin word meaning "slope". The plural form of penn is pinn or pind. The collective plural form is pennath (cf. -ath). A variant (dialectical or Númenórean Sindarin) plural form is pinnath.
penn, or pend, is a Noldorin word meaning "declivity".
The word derives from root PEN, PÉNED.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 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. 24, 173
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, "Unfinished index for The Lord of the Rings", in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 525
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 380