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==Derivatives==
 
==Derivatives==
 
*[[Primitive Quendian]]: ''thūsē''
 
*[[Primitive Quendian]]: ''thūsē''
**[[Sindarin]] ''thû'' ("horible darkness, black mist")<ref name=PE17/>
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**[[Sindarin]] ''thû'' ("horrible darkness, black mist")<ref name=PE17/>
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==Other versions==
 
==Other versions==
 
In the [[The Etymologies|''Etymologies'']], the root THUS (given no signification) yields the Primitive Quendian form ''thausā'', from which derives Quenya ([[Qenya]]) ''[[saura]]''. From this root also derives [[Noldorin]] ''thaw'' "corrupt, rotten", and ''thû'' "stench" (used as a proper name, ''[[Thû]]''.<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 393 (root appearing as "THUS-")</ref>
 
In the [[The Etymologies|''Etymologies'']], the root THUS (given no signification) yields the Primitive Quendian form ''thausā'', from which derives Quenya ([[Qenya]]) ''[[saura]]''. From this root also derives [[Noldorin]] ''thaw'' "corrupt, rotten", and ''thû'' "stench" (used as a proper name, ''[[Thû]]''.<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 393 (root appearing as "THUS-")</ref>
 
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Latest revision as of 02:14, 5 January 2012

THUS is a Primitive Quendian root signifying "evil mist, fog, Darkness".[1]

[edit] Derivatives

[edit] Other versions

In the Etymologies, the root THUS (given no signification) yields the Primitive Quendian form thausā, from which derives Quenya (Qenya) saura. From this root also derives Noldorin thaw "corrupt, rotten", and thû "stench" (used as a proper name, Thû.[2]

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 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. 183 (root appearing as "√THUS-"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 393 (root appearing as "THUS-")