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Bar-en-Danwedh

noun. house of ransom

bar (“house”) + en (gen. article) + #dan (“back”) +#gwedh (“bond”) #We would expect it to be Bar-e-Ndanwedh, but this could be a dialectal variant of the name

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bar-en-danwedh

place name. House of Ransom

The name that Mîm gave to his home after he was forced to give it to Túrin in exchange for his life, translated “House of Ransom” (S/203). The initial element of the name is bâr “house” (SA/bar), followed by en “of” and danwedh “ransom”.

Elements

WordGloss
bâr“home, house, dwelling, home, house, dwelling; [N.] earth”
en“of the”
danwedh“ransom”
Sindarin [S/203; SA/bar; SI/Bar-en-Danwedh; UTI/Bar-en-Danwedh] Group: Eldamo. Published by