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min

Sindarin numbers

min is the number one (1, I) in Sindarin.

In Noldorin, the precursor of Sindarin, "one" is min. The word derives from root MINI-, meaning "stand alone, stick out".[1]

[edit] See also

  • mindon ("peak"; contracted to min-)

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", MINI-