Sindarin 


noun. Vala

At one point (Let/427), Tolkien stated that the plural form Belain (and presumably its singular Balan) did not exist in Sindarin and its derivative Orbelain “Vala-day” was a phonetic translation of Q. Valanya. Elsewhere, though, Balan is well attested as a Sindarin word.

Sindarin [Let/427.2503; PE17/048.1215; PE17/048.1301; SA/val.018; SA/val.020] Group: Eldamo. Published by


noun. Vala, divine power, divinity
Sindarin [Ety/350, S/439, Letters/427, X/EI] Group: Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary. Published by



pl1. Belain** ** n. Vala.

Sindarin [(PE17 Sindarin Corpus) PE17:48] -. Group: Parma Eldalamberon 17 Sindarin Corpus. Published by

* tûr


tûr (i dûr, o thûr, construct tur) (victory, mastery, control; master, victor, lord), pl. tuir (i thuir), coll. pl. túrath.

* rodon


1) Rodon (pl. Rodyn, coll. pl. Rodonnath), 2) Balan (i Valan), pl. Belain (i Melain). In ”Noldorin”, the pl. form used with the article was "iMbelain" (LR:365 s.v. KIRIK).