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THON is a Primitive Quendian root without any given signification, except for what can be determined from its derivatives.[1][2][note 1]

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  1. The root was rendered "THŌN-" by Christopher Tolkien in the published Etymologies; this form was corrected to "THON-" in the "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies".


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 392
  2. 2.0 2.1 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. 19