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gloss

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[edit] Noldorin

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

[edit] Etymology

[edit] Sindarin

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

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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