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'''Lassemista''' was one of the [[rowans]] of [[Fangorn Forest]], much beloved by the [[Ent]] [[Bregalad]]. It was cut down by [[Orcs]] of [[Isengard]], arousing the anger of this impulsive Ent.<ref>{{TT|III4}}</ref>
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'''Lassemista''' was one of the [[rowans]] of [[Fangorn Forest]], much beloved by the [[Ent]] [[Quickbeam|Bregalad]]. It was cut down by [[Orcs]] of [[Isengard]], arousing the anger of this impulsive Ent.<ref>{{TT|III4}}</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
In a letter, [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] explained that ''lassemista'' means "leaf-grey" in High-elven ([[Quenya]]).<ref>{{L|168}}</ref>
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[[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] explained that ''lassemista'' means "leaf-grey" in High-elven ([[Quenya]]).<ref>{{L|168}}</ref><ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 83</ref>
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Carnimírië]]
 
*[[Carnimírië]]
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Latest revision as of 16:26, 17 November 2012

Lassemista was one of the rowans of Fangorn Forest, much beloved by the Ent Bregalad. It was cut down by Orcs of Isengard, arousing the anger of this impulsive Ent.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Tolkien explained that lassemista means "leaf-grey" in High-elven (Quenya).[2][3]

[edit] See also

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers, "Treebeard"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 168, (dated 7 September 1955)
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 83