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'''''Urulóki''''' (pron. {{IPA|[ˌuruˈloːki]}}) is the [[Quenya]] name of the [[fire-drakes]], meaning "fire-serpent" (also used as a plural).<ref>{{S|Return}}, [as plural noun]: "''...Glaurung, the first of the Urulóki...''"</ref><ref name=App/><ref>{{S|Index}}, entry ''Urulóki'': "''Quenya word meaning 'fire-serpent', dragon''"</ref><ref>{{S|Turin}}, [as singular noun]: "''...Glaurung the Urulóki...''"</ref>
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'''''Urulókë''''' (plural ''Urulóki'') is the [[Quenya]] name of the [[fire-drakes]], meaning "fire-serpent".<ref>{{HM|WJ}}, pp. 46, 85, 121, 141</ref><ref name=App/><ref>{{S|Index}}, entry ''Urulóki'': "''Quenya word meaning 'fire-serpent', dragon''"</ref>
  
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''.<ref>[[Helge Fauskanger]], ''Quettaparma Quenyallo'' (accessed 12 December 2010)</ref>
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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''.<ref>[[Helge Fauskanger]], ''Quettaparma Quenyallo'' (accessed 12 December 2010)</ref>
  
 
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In the [[The Etymologies|''Etymologies'']], appears the Quenya form ''urulóke'', meaning "fire-dragon".<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 370 (entry '''LOK-''')</ref>
 
In the [[The Etymologies|''Etymologies'']], appears the Quenya form ''urulóke'', meaning "fire-dragon".<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, p. 370 (entry '''LOK-''')</ref>
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In ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', the form ''Urulóki'' is used both as a singular and plural noun.<ref>{{S|Return}}, [as plural noun]: "''...Glaurung, the first of the Urulóki...''"</ref><ref>{{S|Turin}}, [as singular noun]: "''...Glaurung the Urulóki...''"</ref>
  
 
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Urulókë (plural Urulóki) is the Quenya name of the fire-drakes, meaning "fire-serpent".[1][2][3]

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.[4]

Etymology

Other versions of the legendarium

In the Etymologies, appears the Quenya form urulóke, meaning "fire-dragon".[5]

In The Silmarillion, the form Urulóki is used both as a singular and plural noun.[6][7]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, pp. 46, 85, 121, 141
  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. Helge Fauskanger, Quettaparma Quenyallo (accessed 12 December 2010)
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 370 (entry LOK-)
  6. 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..."
  7. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Túrin Turambar", [as singular noun]: "...Glaurung the Urulóki..."