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'''NASAG''' is an [[Elvish]] [[Sundocarme|root]] of unknown primary signification, although its derivatives relate to "compulsion, bond".<ref name=PE19>{{PE|19}}, p. 17</ref>
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'''NASAG''' is an [[Elvish]] [[Sundocarme|root]] of unknown primary signification, although its derivatives relate to "compulsion, bond".<ref name=PE19>{{PE|19}}, pp. 17, 101 (footnote 155)</ref>
  
 
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Before undertaking a revision in the late 1960s, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] had written (probably in 1951) that root NASAG yielded the derivative ''nazgwē'', historically shifted to Primitive Quendian ''nasque'' ("evil [[Spectres|spectre]]").<ref name=PE19/>
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Before undertaking a revision in the late 1960s, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] had written (probably in 1951) that root NASAG yielded the derivative ''nazgwē'', historically shifted to ''nasque'' ("evil [[Spectres|spectre]]").<ref name=PE19/>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 17:06, 27 September 2011

NASAG is an Elvish root of unknown primary signification, although its derivatives relate to "compulsion, bond".[1]

[edit] Derivatives

[edit] Other versions of the legendarium

Before undertaking a revision in the late 1960s, J.R.R. Tolkien had written (probably in 1951) that root NASAG yielded the derivative nazgwē, historically shifted to nasque ("evil spectre").[1]

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Quenya Phonology", in Parma Eldalamberon XIX (edited by Christopher Gilson), pp. 17, 101 (footnote 155)