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'''''gloss''''' is a [[Sindarin]] word meaning ''snow-white'' or ''dazzling white''.<ref>{{RGEO|Namarie}}</ref>  
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==Noldorin==
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'''''gloss''''' is a [[Noldorin]] word meaning both "snow" and "snow-white" (adj.).<ref name=LR>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 359</ref>
  
==Etymology==
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===Etymology===
From [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[GOLÓS-]]<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, GOLÓS-</ref>
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*[[Sundocarme|Root]] [[GOLÓS-]]<ref name=LR/>
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==Sindarin==
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'''''gloss'''''<ref name=VT/> (or '''''glos(s)'''''<ref name=RGEO/>) is a [[Sindarin]] word meaning "(dazzling) white"<ref name=VT>{{VT|42a}}, p. 18</ref> or "dazzling-white"<ref name=RGEO>{{RGEO|Notes}}, p. 70</ref>.
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===Etymology===
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*[[Sundocarme|Root]] (G)LOS- ("white")<ref name=VT/>
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==See also==
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*''[[loss]]'' ("snow")
  
 
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Revision as of 14:32, 8 June 2013

Contents

Noldorin

gloss is a Noldorin word meaning both "snow" and "snow-white" (adj.).[1]

Etymology

Sindarin

gloss[2] (or glos(s)[3]) is a Sindarin word meaning "(dazzling) white"[2] or "dazzling-white"[3].

Etymology

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 359
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Rivers and Beacon-hills of Gondor" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 42, July 2001, p. 18
  3. 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Notes and Translations", in The Road Goes Ever On (J.R.R. Tolkien, Donald Swann), p. 70