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'''''loth''''' or '''''lhoth''''' means "flowers" or "blossoms" in [[Sindarin]]. The word is plural; the singular version is '''''lotheg'''''.
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'''''loth''''' is a [[Sindarin]] word meaning "inflorescence, a head of small flowers",<ref name=VT42>{{VT|42a}}, p. 18</ref>, "flower, a single bloom",<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 26</ref> or "a flower (of defined shape)".<ref name=PE17>{{PE|17}}, pp. 48, 160-1</ref>
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==Etymology==
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*[[Sundocarme|Root]] LOT ("flower")<ref name=VT42/><ref name=PE17/>
  
Example:
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It is a cognate of [[Quenya]] ''lóte'' (large single flower).<ref>{{LR|P3}}, root LOT(H)-</ref>
* [[Nimloth of Númenor|Nimloth]] = "White Blossoms"
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== References ==
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==Examples==
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
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*''[[Nimloth|Nim'''loth''']]''
* [http://www.jrrvf.com/hisweloke/sindar/online/sindar/dict-sd-en.html Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary] compiled by [[Didier Willis]]
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*''[[Lothlórien|'''Loth'''lórien]]''
 
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*''[[Lothíriel|'''Loth'''íriel]]''
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*''[[Lothron|'''Loth'''ron]]''
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==See also==
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[lotheg]]'' ("flower")
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[lúth]]'' ("blossom")
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[loss]]'' ("snow")
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Latest revision as of 19:30, 3 May 2017

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]

[edit] Etymology

It is a cognate of Quenya lóte (large single flower).[4]

[edit] Examples

[edit] 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
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", root LOT(H)-