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Faloth

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'''faloth''' is a [[Sindarin]] noun meaning "foam"<ref>[[Parma Eldalamberon 17]]</ref>
 
'''faloth''' is a [[Sindarin]] noun meaning "foam"<ref>[[Parma Eldalamberon 17]]</ref>
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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The word derives from the root [[PHAL]] "foam" (cf. ''[[falas]]'').  
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The word derives from the root [[PHAL]] "foam" (cf. ''[[falas]]'').<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, PHAL</ref>
  
 
The second element might be related to ''[[hoth]]'' or simply an ending seen in ''[[faroth]]'' and ''[[nogoth]]''
 
The second element might be related to ''[[hoth]]'' or simply an ending seen in ''[[faroth]]'' and ''[[nogoth]]''

Latest revision as of 05:30, 4 March 2013

faloth is a Sindarin noun meaning "foam"[1]

[edit] Etymology

The word derives from the root PHAL "foam" (cf. falas).[2]

The second element might be related to hoth or simply an ending seen in faroth and nogoth

[edit] References

  1. Parma Eldalamberon 17
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", PHAL