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AK- is an Elvish root signifying "narrow, confined".[1]



  • Quenya aksa ("narrow path, ravine")
  • Noldorin (Sindarin): Aglond, Aglon ("defile, pass between high walls"; also as a proper name)


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 348