m Near Eastern Mythology
Pronounced: BAY-ul
Derived from Semitic ba’al meaning “lord” or “possessor”. This was the name of various local deities, often associated with storms and fertility, who were worshipped by the Canaanites, Phoenicians, and other peoples of the ancient Near East. Sindarin: (lord) Hír, Brannon; m Hírion; f Híreth, Brannonien. (owner) Garnon*; m Garnonion; f Garnonien, Garnoniel.
(*Neo-Sindarin reconstruction.)●

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