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This article is about a Noldorin noun. For the Elvish root, see BAD.

bâd is a Noldorin noun meaning "beaten track" or "pathway".[1]

Didier Willis has suggested that bâd (retaining the same meaning) could be valid Neo-Sindarin.[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 351
  2. Didier Willis, "Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary", (accessed 17 April 2013)