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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>
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'''''lalaith''''' is a noun meaning "laughter" in [[Sindarin]].<ref>{{S|Index}}</ref><ref>{{S|Turin}}</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>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
It is possible that this word shows influence from ''[[lala]]-'' in [[Quenya]].
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It is possible that this word shows influence from ''[[lala]]-'' in [[Quenya]], such as, in the name ''Lalwendë'' or, more commonly, ''Lalwen'' (laughing maiden).<ref name=Finwe>{{PM|Finwe}}</ref>{{rp|343}}
  
In Sindarin, the verb is ''[[gladha]]-'', from [[Sundocarme|root]] [[G-LAD]].{{fact}}
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In Common Eldarin the stem for 'laugh' is ''g''-''lada''-, in Quenya ''lala''-, in Telerin ''glada'', and in Sindarin ''glað''.<ref name=Finwe/>{{rp|359, Note 29}}
  
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==

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lalaith is a noun meaning "laughter" in Sindarin.[1][2][3]

[edit] Etymology

It is possible that this word shows influence from lala- in Quenya, such as, in the name Lalwendë or, more commonly, Lalwen (laughing maiden).[4]:343

In Common Eldarin the stem for 'laugh' is g-lada-, in Quenya lala-, in Telerin glada, and in Sindarin glað.[4]:359, Note 29

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References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Túrin Turambar"
  3. Didier Willis, Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary at Jrrvf.com (accessed 19 July 2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Shibboleth of Fëanor", "The names of Finwë's descendants"