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masculine name. Mandos, Dread Imprisoner

Noldorin name of Mandos appearing in The Etymologies from the 1930s as a combination of the roots ᴹ√MBAD and ᴹ√GOS (Ety/MBAD). His name was glossed as “Dread Imprisoner” (Ety/MBAD) and as rejected “Dread Doom” (EtyAC/MBAD). It might be considered a combination of bann “prison” and the lenited form of gost “terror”.

Conceptual Development: In the Gnomish Lexicon from the 1910s, his name was G. Bannoth or Bandoth (GL/18, 21).


  • ᴹQ. Angamanda “Iron Prison, Hells of Iron” ✧ EtyAC/MBAD
  • ᴹQ. Mandos “(Dread) Imprisoner” ✧ Ety/MBAD


bann“duress, prison”
gost“dread, terror”
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