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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The word is a descendant form of ''yagā'' (likely an [[Old Sindarin]] or [[Primitive Quendian]] word){{or}}, deriving from the [[Sundocarme|root]] YAG.<ref name=L/>
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The word is a descendant form of ''yagā'' (likely an [[Old Sindarin]] or [[Primitive Quendian]] word),{{or}} deriving from the [[Sundocarme|root]] YAG.<ref name=L/>
  
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==

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is a Sindarin word meaning "void, abyss".[1][2]

Etymology

The word is a descendant form of yagā (likely an Old Sindarin or Primitive Quendian word),Template:Or deriving from the root YAG.[1]

Examples

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 297, (dated August 1967), p. 383
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"