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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
  
*[[Quenya]] ''ur-'' ("heat, be hot") + ''[[lókë]]'' ("dragon")<ref name=App>{{S|Appendix}}, entry ''ur-''</ref>
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*[[Quenya]] ''ur-'' ("heat, be hot") + ''[[lókë]]''<ref name=App>{{S|Appendix}}, entry ''ur-''</ref>
  
 
==Other versions of the legendarium==
 
==Other versions of the legendarium==

Revision as of 01:26, 12 December 2010

Urulóki (pron. [ˌuruˈloːki]) is the Quenya name of the fire-drakes, meaning "fire-serpent" (also used as a plural).[1][2][3][4]

It has been suggested that the spelling according to the Quenya style of The Lord of the Rings would be singular urulócë and plural Urulóci.[5]

Etymology

Other versions of the legendarium

In the Etymologies, appears the Quenya form urulóke, meaning "fire-dragon".[6]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Return of the Noldor", [as plural noun]: "...Glaurung, the first of the Urulóki..."
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", entry ur-
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names", entry Urulóki: "Quenya word meaning 'fire-serpent', dragon"
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Túrin Turambar", [as singular noun]: "...Glaurung the Urulóki..."
  5. Helge Fauskanger, Quettaparma Quenyallo (accessed 12 December 2010)
  6. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 370 (entry LOK-)