Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Shadow, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words

The Quenya words for shadow are lëo (shade, shadow cast by an object), lumbulë (heavy shadow), huinë (deep shadow; gloom, darkness), ungo (cloud, dark shadow), lumbë (gloom, shadow).

The Sindarin words for shadow are dae (shadow), dúath (darkness, shadow; nightshade), gwath (shade, shadow, dim light), morchant (shadow of objects, dark shape)

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