Tolkien Gateway

karakse

Revision as of 18:07, 9 December 2011 by Morgan (Talk | contribs)

karakse is a Quenya word meaning "jagged hedge of spikes".[1]

It has been suggested that a regularized spelling of karakse according to the style of Quenya used in The Lord of the Rings would yield the form caraxë.[2]

Etymology

Examples

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 (entry KARAK-)
  2. Helge Fauskanger, "English-Quenya Wordlist (Quettaparma Quenyanna)" at Ardalambion (accessed 25 June 2011)