Noldorin 5^mY7T5

banwen

feminine name. vana

Noldorin name of Vana appearing in the Etymologies from the 1930s as derivative of the Old Noldorin form ON. Bana-wende (Ety/BAN). Her name might be considered a combination of bein “beautiful” and the lenited form of gwenn “maiden”.

Conceptual Development: In the Gnomish Lexicon from the 1910s, her name was G. Gwann or Gwannuin along with a number of variations (GL/18, 31, 44, 47).

Elements

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beinfair-
gwennmaiden-

[Ety/BAN.030] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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Qenya zR5Ì#

vana

feminine name. vana

[Ety/BAN.004; LRI/Vana.001; SMI/Vana.001] Group: Eldamo. Published by

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