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'''''lhûg''''' is a noun meaning "[[Snakes|snake]], [[Dragons|dragon]]" in [[Sindarin]].<ref name=Ety370>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 370</ref><ref>{{S|Appendix}}, entry ''lok-''</ref>
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'''''lhûg''''' is a noun meaning "[[Snakes|snake]], [[Serpents|serpent]]" in [[Sindarin]] and [[Noldorin]].<ref name=Ety370>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 370</ref><ref>{{S|Appendix}}, entry ''lok-''</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
It is derived from the [[Elvish]] [[Sundocarme|root]] [[LOK]].<ref name=Ety370/>
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In the ''[[The Etymologies|Etymologies]]'', Noldorin ''lhûg'' derives from the [[Sundocarme|root]] [[LOK]].<ref name=Ety370/>
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[Sindarin]] ''[[amlug]]''
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*[[Noldorin]] ''[[amlug]]''
 
==Cognates==
 
==Cognates==
*[[Quenya]] ''[[lóke]]''
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*[[Quenya]] ''[[lókë]]''
 
==Other versions of the legendarium==
 
==Other versions of the legendarium==
In [[Gnomish]], appears the form ''lûg'' ("[[Worms|worm]], [[Serpents|serpent]]").<ref>{{PE|11}}, p. 55 (entry '''lûgi''')</ref>
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In [[Gnomish]] appears the forms ''fuith'''lug''''' ("a dragon who guards treasure") and ''lûg'' ("[[Worms|worm]], [[Serpents|serpent]]").<ref>{{PE|11}}, pp. 36, 55 (entry '''lûgi''')</ref>
 
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Latest revision as of 21:05, 19 October 2012

lhûg is a noun meaning "snake, serpent" in Sindarin and Noldorin.[1][2]

[edit] Etymology

In the Etymologies, Noldorin lhûg derives from the root LOK.[1]

[edit] See also

[edit] Cognates

[edit] Other versions of the legendarium

In Gnomish appears the forms fuithlug ("a dragon who guards treasure") and lûg ("worm, serpent").[3]

[edit] 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), pp. 36, 55 (entry lûgi)