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lalaith (word)

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

Etymology

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

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

Examples

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)