ab (prefix “after”) + onnen (p.p. of onna- “beget”)
noun/adjective. born later, born after
noun/adjective. man, one born later than the Elves, a human being (elvish name for men)
noun. after born
proper name. After-born
- Q. Apanónar “After-born” ✧ WJI/Abonnen; WJ/387; WJI/Apanónar
Word Gloss ab “after” onnen “born”
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.