karakse is a Quenya word meaning "jagged hedge of spikes".
It has been suggested that a regularized spelling of karakse according to the style of Quenya used in The Lord of the Rings would yield the form caraxë.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 362 (entry KARAK-)
- ↑ Helge Fauskanger, "English-Quenya Wordlist (Quettaparma Quenyanna)" at Ardalambion (accessed 25 June 2011)