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SAWA

SAWA is a Primitive Quendian root signifying "disgusting, foul, vile",[1] or "bad, unhealthy, ill, wretched".[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 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. 183 (form appearing as "√SAWA-"
  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. 172 (form appearing as "√SAWA"