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balan

balan (pl. belain) means "Vala, divine power, divinity" in Exilic Noldorin.[1][2]

Balan was also the original name of Bëor.[3]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 350
  2. Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary (accessed 11 February 2010)
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of Men into the West"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names"