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Revision as of 22:53, 9 December 2010

lhûg is a noun meaning "snake, dragon" in Sindarin.[1][2]

Etymology

It is derived from the Elvish root LOK.[1]

See also

Cognates

Other versions of the legendarium

In Gnomish, lingos means "snake", ling means "small snake", and lingwir means "dragon".[3]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 370
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", entry lok-
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "I-Lam na-Ngoldathon: The Grammar and Lexicon of the Gnomish Tongue", in Parma Eldalamberon XI (edited by Christopher Gilson, Arden R. Smith, and Patrick H. Wynne), p. 54