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ñguruk (or (ñ)guruk) is a Primitive Quendian word of unknown exact meaning. It was an elaborate word signifying an element of great terror to the Elves.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: Appendix C. Elvish names for the Orcs", pp. 389-390, 415 (Author's note 27)