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Tolkien experimented (but apparently never reached a decision) with different [[Quenya]] translations of ''Morgoth'': ''Moringotto'', ''Moriñgotho'', or ''Morikotto''.<ref name=VT49a/>
 
Tolkien experimented (but apparently never reached a decision) with different [[Quenya]] translations of ''Morgoth'': ''Moringotto'', ''Moriñgotho'', or ''Morikotto''.<ref name=VT49a/>
  
==Other names==
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==Names==
 
===Melkor===
 
===Melkor===
 
'''''Melkor''''' ([[Quenya|Q]], pron. {{IPA|[ˈmelkor]}}) means "mighty arising",<ref name=PE17>{{PE|17}}, p. 115</ref> 'uprising of power'",<ref name=P4k>{{MR|P4k}}, p. 350</ref> or "He who arises in Might".<ref>{{S|Index}}</ref> The name is generally used to refer to this [[Valar|Vala]] prior to his theft of the [[Silmarils]]; for after the theft [[Fëanor]] named him ''Morgoth''.
 
'''''Melkor''''' ([[Quenya|Q]], pron. {{IPA|[ˈmelkor]}}) means "mighty arising",<ref name=PE17>{{PE|17}}, p. 115</ref> 'uprising of power'",<ref name=P4k>{{MR|P4k}}, p. 350</ref> or "He who arises in Might".<ref>{{S|Index}}</ref> The name is generally used to refer to this [[Valar|Vala]] prior to his theft of the [[Silmarils]]; for after the theft [[Fëanor]] named him ''Morgoth''.

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