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'''''dû''''' is a [[Sindarin]] word meaning ''nightfall'', ''late evening'', ''night'', or ''dimness''<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 37</ref>.
 
'''''dû''''' is a [[Sindarin]] word meaning ''nightfall'', ''late evening'', ''night'', or ''dimness''<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 37</ref>.
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
From [[OS]] ''[[dogme]]'', [[root]] [[DOȜ]]; and/or related [[PQ]] ''[[dōmi]]'' from related root [[DÔ]].<ref name="E">{{LR|Etymologies}}, entry DOȜ, DÔ-</ref>
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From [[OS]] ''[[dogme]]'', [[PQ]] *''doȝmi'', [[root]] [[DOȜ]]; and/or OS *''doume'', from [[PQ]] ''[[dōmi]]'' from related root [[DÔ]].<ref name="E">{{LR|Etymologies}}, entry DOȜ, DÔ-</ref>
  
 
It is also associated with ''[[ndû]]''.<ref name="E"/>
 
It is also associated with ''[[ndû]]''.<ref name="E"/>
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==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
*[[dúath]]
 
*[[dúath]]

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is a Sindarin word meaning nightfall, late evening, night, or dimness[1].

Etymology

From OS dogme, PQ *doȝmi, root DOȜ; and/or OS *doume, from PQ dōmi from related root .[2]

It is also associated with ndû.[2]

Examples

Cognates

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 37
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", entry DOȜ, DÔ-