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branda

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branda in Telerin means "lofty, noble, fine".

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Primitive Elvish (perhaps Common Telerin) was b'randâ[1], apparently representing an even more primitive adjective *barándâ (stem BARÁD).

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branda in Westron means "border, march"[2].

[edit] Etymology

Perhaps it comes from a possible Adûnaic *barrad, root BAR.

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[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Etymologies p. 351
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F