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'''NGUR''' is an [[Elvish]] [[Sundocarme|root]] signifying "horror"<ref name=AC>{{WJ|AC}}, p. 415 (Author's note 28)</ref> or "to die"<ref>{{PE|Eldarin}}, p. 168</ref>, "death"<ref name=Ety/>.
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'''NGUR''' is an [[Elvish]] [[Sundocarme|root]] signifying "horror"<ref name=AC>{{WJ|AC}}, p. 415 (Author's note 28)</ref> or "to die"<ref>{{PE|Eldarin}}, p. 168</ref>.
  
 
==Derivatives==
 
==Derivatives==
  
 
*[[Primitive Quendian]]: ''[[ñguruk]]''<ref name=AC/>
 
*[[Primitive Quendian]]: ''[[ñguruk]]''<ref name=AC/>
*[[Sindarin]]: [[gorth|''gorth'', ''gorthob'']]; ''[[gorgor]]''<ref name=AC/>
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*[[Sindarin]]: ''[[gorth]]'', ''[[gorthob]]''; ''[[gorgor]]''<ref name=AC/>
*[[Noldorin]] ([[Sindarin]]): ''gûr'' ("death")<ref name=Ety/>
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*[[Quenya]]: ''nuru'' ("death")<ref name=Ety/>
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==Other versions of the legendarium==
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In the [[The Etymologies|''Etymologies'']] the form of the root appears as ÑGUR.<ref name=Ety>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 377</ref>
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==See also==
 
==See also==
  
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*[[GUR]]
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*[[ÑGUR]]
 
*[[RUKU]]
 
*[[RUKU]]
 
*[[WAN]]
 
*[[WAN]]

Latest revision as of 08:58, 29 December 2010

NGUR is an Elvish root signifying "horror"[1] or "to die"[2].

[edit] Derivatives

[edit] See also

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: Appendix C. Elvish names for the Orcs", p. 415 (Author's note 28)
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings: Eldarin Roots and Stems", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 168