Nogoth (plural Noegyth) is a Sindarin word for "Dwarf" as a race. It is a combination of the adjective naug "dwarf" and the augmentative suffix -oth, so literally meaning "Big Dwarf".
J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar", p. 388
- ↑ 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. 45