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'''''gaur''''' (plural ''gaurhoth'') is the [[Sindarin]] word for ''[[werewolves|werewolf]]''.<ref>{{S|Index}}</ref><ref>{{S|Appendix}}</ref><ref name=PE19>{{PE|19}}, pp. 106-107</ref>
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'''''gaur''''' (plural ''gaurhoth'') is the [[Sindarin]] word for ''[[werewolves|werewolf]]''.<ref>{{S|Index}}</ref><ref>{{S|Appendix}}</ref><ref name=PE19>{{PE|19}}, pp. 106-107</ref><ref>{{HM|LR}}, ''passim'' (see index entry for ''Tol-na-Gaurhoth'' and especially p. 377)</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
*[[Sundocarme|Root]] [[NGWAW]]<ref name=PE19/>
 
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==Examples and Instances==
 
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==Cognates==
 
==Cognates==
*[[Quenya]] ''ñaurō''<ref name=PE19/>
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*[[Quenya]] ''[[nauro]]''
  
 
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Latest revision as of 12:23, 9 November 2012

gaur (plural gaurhoth) is the Sindarin word for werewolf.[1][2][3][4]

[edit] Etymology

[edit] Examples and Instances

[edit] Cognates

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"
  3. 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Quenya Phonology", in Parma Eldalamberon XIX (edited by Christopher Gilson), pp. 106-107
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, passim (see index entry for Tol-na-Gaurhoth and especially p. 377)