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Linquë súrisse

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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The name likely means "grass in the wind". It has been suggested that the element ''linquë'' is related to [[Quenya]] ''[[linque]]'' ("grass, reed").<ref name=AI/> The second element would likely be related to ''[[súre]]''.{{fact}}
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The name likely means "grass in the wind". It has been suggested that the first element is [[Quenya]] ''[[linque]]'' ("grass, reed").<ref name=AI/> The second element would likely be related to ''[[súre]]''.{{fact}}
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Latest revision as of 00:48, 16 August 2013

Linquë súrisse is the Elvish name of a grass.[1][note 1]

[edit] Etymology

The name likely means "grass in the wind". It has been suggested that the first element is Quenya linque ("grass, reed").[1] The second element would likely be related to súre.[source?]

[edit] See also

Notes

  1. The name appears on unpublished drawings related to an illustration (fig. 196) by Tolkien depicting the grass; Hammond and Scull describes the physical appearance of the grass as a "bamboo-like plant".

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull, J.R.R. Tolkien: Artist & Illustrator, pp. 197-9 (see especially note 34)