gorth

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gorth is a Sindarin word meaning "horror".[1]

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In the Etymologies appears the Noldorin form goroth ("horror") and Doriathrin ngorth ("horror").[2]

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References

  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", p. 415 (Author's note 28)
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 377 (root ÑGOROTH)