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minib

Sindarin numbers

minib is the number eleven (11, XI) in Sindarin. While the Elves had a duodecimal system, Men did not, and didn't use this term.

The word derives from root MINIK-W-.[1]

[edit] References

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