From Tolkien Gateway

hru-, hrú- or ru- (from root SRUGU) is a Quenya prefix meaning evil.[1] An example would be hrúcare = "evil-doing".

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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), p.170