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lacho is a Sindarin word meaning "flame".[1][2]

The word is commonly understood as a verbal imperative.[3][4]

[edit] Phrases

"Lacho calad! Drego morn! Flame Light! Flee Night!"[1][2]

[edit] See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "Narn i Hîn Húrin (The Tale of the Children of Húrin)"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Children of Húrin, "The Childhood of Túrin"
  3. Didier Willis, Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary at (accessed 19 July 2011)
  4. David Salo (2004), A Gateway to Sindarin, p. 322