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noun. dale

A noun in the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s glossed “a dale” (GL/72), probably a derivative of the early root ᴱ√TUM(B)U as suggested by Christopher Tolkien (LT1A/Tombo; QL/95).


  • ᴱ√TUM(B)U “‽” ✧ LT1A/Tombo
Gnomish [GL/72; LT1A/Tombo] Group: Eldamo. Published by