An (archaic) word for “gloom, blight” in the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s with stem-form gadh-, apparently derived from a variant of ᴱ✶ı̯ādh which was the ancient final element of G. Garioth (GL/37). As such it clearly based on the early root ᴱ√YAÐA with Gnomish form gadh- (QL/105).
Development Stages Sources ᴱ✶yatt- > gath¹ [jatt] > [gatt] > [gaθθ] > [gaθ] ✧ GL/36
noun. gloom, blight
- Eq. yara “a gloom, blight, lowering darkness” ✧ GL/37
- G. Garioth “Land of Shade”
Development Stages Sources ᴱ✶ı̯ādh > gath² [jað] > [gað] > [gaθ] ✧ GL/37
grûda→ grûd ✧ GL/42
- ᴱ√ROTO “hollow”
- G. rûdin “hollow, cavernous” ✧ GL/66
- grûda ✧ GL/42 (
- rûda ✧ GL/66 (rûda)
A noun for “cavern” in the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s mentioned by Christopher Tolkien (LTA2/Rothwarin), but omitted from the Gnomish Lexicon as originally published in PE11. It is clearly related to other “cave” words derived from the early root ᴱ√ROTO “hollow” (QL/80).
- ᴱ√ROTO “hollow” ✧ LT2A/Rothwarin
- G. Rodothlim ✧ LT2A/Rothwarin
A noun for “cavern” in the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s derived from the early root ᴱ√roto (GL/65).