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is a Sindarin word meaning "void, abyss".[1][2]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

The word is a descendant form of yagā, deriving from the root YAG.[1]

Examples[edit | edit source]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 297, (dated August 1967), p. 383
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"