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Othrod

Othrod
Orc
Biographical Information
TitlesLord of the Orcs
AffiliationMelko
DeathKilled by Tuor during the Fall of Gondolin
Physical Description
GenderMale

Othrod was a "lord of the Orcs" slain by Tuor during the Fall of Gondolin.[1]

He only appears in Tolkien's early "The Fall of Gondolin".

[edit] Etymology

Othrod is clarily Gnomish, but it is not glossed. The Qenya cognate was Osorot.[2]

[edit] See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "III. The Fall of Gondolin", p. 181
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Alphabet of Rúmil & Early Noldorin Fragments", in Parma Eldalamberon XIII (edited by Carl F. Hostetter, Christopher Gilson, Arden R. Smith, Patrick H. Wynne, and Bill Welden), p. 105