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'''Nazg''' means "ring" in the [[Black Speech]].
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'''Nazg''' means "ring" in the [[Black Speech]].<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 11</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
It is perhaps derived from [[Valarin]]. There is the word ''[[Mâchananaškad|Mâchana'''našk'''ad ]]'', "Ring of Doom".<ref>Theory by [[Anthony Appleyard]]</ref>
 
It is perhaps derived from [[Valarin]]. There is the word ''[[Mâchananaškad|Mâchana'''našk'''ad ]]'', "Ring of Doom".<ref>Theory by [[Anthony Appleyard]]</ref>
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
*[[Nazgûl]]
 
*[[Nazgûl]]
 
 
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[[Category:Black Speech words]]
 
[[Category:Black Speech words]]

Revision as of 16:13, 28 August 2010

Nazg means "ring" in the Black Speech.[1]

Etymology

It is perhaps derived from Valarin. There is the word Mâchananaškad , "Ring of Doom".[2]

Examples

References

  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), p. 11
  2. Theory by Anthony Appleyard