dû is a Sindarin word meaning nightfall, late evening, night, or dimness.
From OS dogme, PQ *doȝmi, root DOȜ; and/or OS *doume, from PQ dōmi from related root DÔ.
It is also associated with ndû.
- ↑ 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
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", entry DOȜ, DÔ-