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Nogoth (plural Noegyth) is a Sindarin word for "Dwarf" as a race.[1] It is a combination of the adjective naug "dwarf" and the augmentative suffix -oth, so literally meaning "Big Dwarf".[2]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar", p. 388
  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. 45