N. Bannos m. “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).
References ✧ Ety/MBAD; EtyAC/MBAD
|ᴹ√(M)BAD||“duress, prison, doom, hell; *judge”||strengthened||✧ Ety/MBAD (MBAD); EtyAC/MBAD (MBA(N)D)|
G. Bannoth loc. “Mandos”
References ✧ GG/8; GL/18, 21, 34, 45; LT1A/Mandos; PE14/12
|i·Mbandoth||soft-mutation; mb-mutation||✧ GG/8|