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'''''dû''''' is a [[Sindarin]] word meaning ''nightfall'', ''late evening'', ''night'', or ''dimness''<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 37</ref>.
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'''''dû''''' (or '''''dú'''''<ref>{{S|Appendix}}, ''dú''</ref> is a [[Sindarin]] noun meaning "nightfall", "late evening", "night", or "dimness"<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 37</ref>.
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
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>
 
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>
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==Examples==
 
==Examples==
*[[dúath]]
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* ''[[dúath]]''
* [[Nanduhirion|Nan'''du'''hirion]]
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* ''[[Nanduhirion|Nan'''du'''hirion]]''
*[[dúlind]]
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* ''[[dúlind]]''
*[[tindu]]
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* ''[[tindu]]''
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==Cognates==
 
==Cognates==
*[[Quenya]] ''[[lóme|ló, lóme]]''
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* [[Quenya]] ''[[lóme|ló, lóme]]''
*[[Ilkorin]] ''[[daum]], [[dûm]]''
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* [[Ilkorin]] ''[[daum]], [[dûm]]''
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[[Category:Sindarin nouns]]
 
[[Category:Sindarin nouns]]

Latest revision as of 00:44, 3 November 2012

(or [1] is a Sindarin noun meaning "nightfall", "late evening", "night", or "dimness"[2].

[edit] Etymology

From OS dogme, PQ *doȝmi, root DOȜ; and/or OS *doume, from PQ dōmi from related root .[3]

It is also associated with ndû.[3]

[edit] Examples

[edit] Cognates

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names",
  2. 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
  3. 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", entry DOȜ, DÔ-