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Lalaith (word)

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'''''lalaith''''' is a noun meaning "laughter" in [[Sindarin]].<ref>{{S|Index}}</ref><ref>[[Didier Willis]], [http://www.jrrvf.com/hisweloke/sindar/online/english.html Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary] at [http://www.jrrvf.com/haut.shtml Jrrvf.com] (accessed 19 July 2011)</ref>
'''Lalaith''' ([[First Age]] late 400s) was the daughter of [[Húrin Thalion|Húrin]] and [[Morwen Eledhwen|Morwen]], and sister to [[Túrin Turambar]]. She was three years old when she died of plague.
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==Etymology==
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It is possible that this word shows influence from ''[[lala]]-'' in [[Quenya]].
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In Sindarin, the verb is ''[[gladha]]-'', from [[Sundocarme|root]] [[G-LAD]].{{fact}}
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==Examples==
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* ''[[Lalaith]]''
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* ''[[Nen Lalaith]]''
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Latest revision as of 22:16, 19 October 2012

lalaith is a noun meaning "laughter" in Sindarin.[1][2]

[edit] Etymology

It is possible that this word shows influence from lala- in Quenya.

In Sindarin, the verb is gladha-, from root G-LAD.[source?]

[edit] Examples

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names"
  2. Didier Willis, Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary at Jrrvf.com (accessed 19 July 2011)