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tum

tum means "valley"[1] or "deep valley, under or among hills"[2] in Sindarin (and Noldorin).

Etymology

In The Etymologies, Noldorin tum derives from Primitive Quendian tumbu, root TUB.[2]

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References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", entry tum
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", entry "TUB-"