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brannon is a Sindarin[note 1] word meaning "lord".[1]

[edit] Etymology

brannon could be analyzed as brand ("high, noble") and the masculine ending -on.[note 2]

[edit] Inspiration

In Welsh, brenin means "king".

[edit] See also


  1. The word does not appear in the canonical texts as Sindarin; it is listed as Noldorin.
  2. Suggestion by User:Sage.


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies" p. 351