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noun. cleft, gash
Primitive elvish Group: Eldamo. Published by

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Hiro hyn hîdh ab 'wanath

Legolas’s exclamation of grief at the apparent passing of Merry and Pippin beside Fangorn forest. This phrase is from the movies and was not composed by Tolkien. Please read attached commentary.

Sindarin [Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers movie] by Nimlothiel

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