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'''''loth''''' or '''''lhoth''''' means "flowers" or "blossoms" in [[Sindarin]]. The word is plural; the singular version is '''''lotheg'''''.
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'''''loth''''' is a [[Sindarin]] word meaning "inflorescence, a head of small flowers",<ref name=VT42>{{VT|42a}}, p. 18</ref>, "flower, a single bloom",<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 26</ref> or "a flower (of defined shape)".<ref name=PE17>{{PE|17}}, pp. 48, 160-1</ref>
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==Etymology==
* [[Nimloth of Númenor|Nimloth]] = "White Blossoms"
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*[[Sundocarme|Root]] LOT ("flower")<ref name=VT42/><ref name=PE17/>
 
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==Examples==
== References ==
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*''[[Nimloth of Númenor|Nimloth]]''
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
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==See also==
* [http://www.jrrvf.com/hisweloke/sindar/online/sindar/dict-sd-en.html Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary] compiled by [[Didier Willis]]
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[lotheg]]'' ("flower")
 
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[loss]]'' ("snow")
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Revision as of 19:20, 18 July 2011

loth is a Sindarin word meaning "inflorescence, a head of small flowers",[1], "flower, a single bloom",[2] or "a flower (of defined shape)".[3]

Etymology

Examples

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Rivers and Beacon-hills of Gondor" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 42, July 2001, p. 18
  2. 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. 26
  3. 3.0 3.1 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), pp. 48, 160-1