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Contents

[edit] Ilkorin

esgar is an Ilkorin word meaning "reed-bed".[1]

[edit] Etymology

  • Root ESEK- (not given any meaning)[1]

[edit] Examples

[edit] Elvish

esgar means "shore", in an unspecified Elvish tongue.[2]

[edit] Etymology

  • Root SKAR2 ("[?] stop, end; limid, marge")[2]

[edit] Examples

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 356
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part Two" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 46, July 2004, p. 14