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ᴺS. [G.] ladog n. “tin [metal]” (Category: Tin, Tin-Plate)

ᴺS. [G.] ladog, n. “tin [metal]” (Category: Tin, Tin-Plate)
ᴺS. !thint “tin (metal)”
See ᴺS. ladog for discussion.


G. ladog n. “tin” (Category: Tin, Tin-Plate)

The metal G. ladog was mentioned in passing in the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s under the entry G. giltha “white metal” (GL/38). It is clearly the cognate of ᴱQ. latúken “tin” as suggested by Christopher Tolkien (LT1A/Tilkal).

Neo-Sindarin: I retained ᴺS. ladog “tin” for purposes of Neo-Sindarin as there are no other alternatives in Tolkien’s later writings.

References ✧ GL/38; LT1A/Ilsaluntë, Tilkal