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glaur (sometimes applied as glor) is a Sindarin word meaning "gold (light or color)".[1]

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In the Etymologies, glaur derives from the roots "GLAW(-R)", "LÁWAR-".[2]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings: Eldarin Roots and Stems", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), pp. 17, 159
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", entries