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collective name. Afterborn, After-born

A name of Men as the second-born children of Ilúvatar, after the Elves (S/103). It is a compound of apa¹ “after” and nóna “born”, appearing only in the plural.

[S/103.2109; SI/Apanónar.001; WJ/386.2605; WJ/387.0101; WJ/387.2908; WJ/403.1307; WJI/Abonnen.003; WJI/Apanónar.001] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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proper name. After-born

A term for Men as the second-born children of Ilúvatar, after the Elves, also attested in its plural form Eboennin (WJ/387). It seems to be a compound of ab “after” and onnen “born”.

[WJ/387.3001; WJ/387.3003; WJI/Abonnen.001; WJI/Apanónar.007; WJI/Apanónar.009] Group: Eldamo. Published by



Abonnen, pl. Ebennin (archaic "Eboennin" = Ebönnin, WJ:387), Elvish name of Men as the "Secondborn" of Eru. If ab can be used as an independent preposition, it is probably followed by soft mutation.

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