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Torog

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The [[Sindarin]] word that [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] normally renders as '[[Trolls|Troll]]' in his works. The derivation of this word is uncertain - it may be derived from older [[Elvish]] words or perhaps imitates [[olog]], which seems to be the comparative term in the [[Black Speech]].
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'''''torog''''' means "[[Trolls|troll]]" in [[Sindarin]].<ref>{{App|Other}}</ref><ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 136</ref>
 
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torog means "troll" in Sindarin.[1][2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F, "The Languages and Peoples of the Third Age", "Of Other Races"
  2. 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. 136