ᴱ√MOKO root. “hate”
A root in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s glossed “hate” with derivatives like ᴱQ. mok-/G. mog- “hate” and ᴱQ. Kosomoko/G. Gothmog “Strife-and-hatred” (QL/62; GL/57). In Tolkien’s later writing, there are no signs of this root and Gothmog was given different etymologies (Ety/GOS, MBAW; LR/406).
References ✧ LT1A/Kosomot; LT2A/Gothmog; PE13/105; QL/48, 62