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Sindarin numbers

toloth is the number eight (8, VIII) in Sindarin and perhaps Telerin. [1]

In Noldorin, the precursor of Sindarin, "eight" is toloth. The word derives from root TOL (-OTH/OT).[2]

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Tolkien was uncertain about the last consonant of the stem.[3]


  1. Vinyar Tengwar, Number 48, December 2005
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", TOL
  3. Vinyar Tengwar, Number 47, February 2005 p.31-32