From Tolkien Gateway

lhach is an Elvish element meaning "leaping flame".[1]

The word is commonly understood to be a Sindarin word, taking the Neo-Sindarin form lach.[2][3][4]


Other possible examples are Amlach and Borlach.

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"
  2. Didier Willis, Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary at Jrrvf.com (accessed 19 July 2011)
  3. David Salo (2004), A Gateway to Sindarin, p. 322
  4. Compound Sindarin Names in Middle-earth at Tolkiendil.com (accessed 19 July 2011)