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KARAK

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*[[Quenya]]: ''[[karakse]]''; ''karka'' ("tooth"); ''karkane'' ("row of teeth")
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*[[Quenya]]: ''[[karakse]]''; ''[[karka]]'' ("tooth"); ''[[karkane]]'' ("row of teeth")
  
*[[Noldorin]]: ''carag'' ("spike, tooth of rock"); ''carch'' ("tooth, fang")
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*[[Noldorin]]: ''[[carag]]'' ("spike, tooth of rock"); ''[[carch]]'' ("tooth, fang")
  
 
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Latest revision as of 02:36, 28 March 2011

KARAK is a Primitive Quendian root signifying "sharp fang, spike, tooth".[1]

A rejected version read: "KARAK- tooth, spike, peak. Q karka".[2]

[edit] Derivatives[1]

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 362 (root appearing as "KARAK-")
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part One" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 45, November 2003, p. 19