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'''RUKU''' is an [[Elvish]] [[Sundocarme|root]] signifying "''the dreadful shapes ... taken by the servants of [[Morgoth|Melkor]]''"<ref>{{MR|Myths|}}, "[Section] X", p. 416</ref> that haunted the [[Elves]] and "''the terror that they inspired''"<ref name=AC>{{WJ|AC}}, pp. 389-391, 415 (Author's note 28)</ref>.
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'''RUKU''' (or '''RUK'''<ref>{{VT|39a}}, p. 10</ref>) is an [[Elvish]] [[Sundocarme|root]] signifying "''the dreadful shapes ... taken by the servants of [[Morgoth|Melkor]]''"<ref>{{MR|Myths|}}, "[Section] X", p. 416</ref> that haunted the [[Elves]] and "''the terror that they inspired''"<ref name=AC>{{WJ|AC}}, pp. 389-391, 415 (Author's note 28)</ref>.
  
 
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RUKU (or RUK[1]) is an Elvish root signifying "the dreadful shapes ... taken by the servants of Melkor"[2] that haunted the Elves and "the terror that they inspired"[3].

[edit] Derivatives[3]

[edit] Other versions

In the Etymologies appears the root RUK, signifying "demon".[4]

Also in the Etymologies appears the root ÓROK, from which derive words signifying "goblin":[5]

[edit] See also

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "From Quendi and Eldar, Appendix D" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 39, July 1998, p. 10
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth's Ring, "Part Five. Myths Transformed", "[Section] X", p. 416
  3. 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: Appendix C. Elvish names for the Orcs", pp. 389-391, 415 (Author's note 28)
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 384
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 379
  6. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part Two" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 46, July 2004, p. 7