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Loth

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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
*[[Sundocarme|Root]] LOT ("flower")<ref name=VT42/><ref name=PE17/>
 
*[[Sundocarme|Root]] LOT ("flower")<ref name=VT42/><ref name=PE17/>
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It is a cognate of [[Quenya]] ''lóte''.
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==
*''[[Nimloth of Númenor|Nimloth]]''
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*''[[Nimloth|Nim'''loth''']]''
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*''[[Lothlórien|'''Loth'''lórien]]''
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*''[[Lothíriel|'''Loth'''íriel]]''
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*''[[Lothron|'''Loth'''ron]]''
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Sindarin]] ''[[lotheg]]'' ("flower")
 
*[[Sindarin]] ''[[lotheg]]'' ("flower")

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loth is a Sindarin word meaning "inflorescence, a head of small flowers",[1], "flower, a single bloom",[2] or "a flower (of defined shape)".[3]

Etymology

It is a cognate of Quenya lóte.

Examples

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Rivers and Beacon-hills of Gondor" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 42, July 2001, p. 18
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 26
  3. 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), pp. 48, 160-1