ᴱQ. Sarqin (Sarqind-) pn. “Cannibal-ogre”

⚠️ᴱQ. Sarquin (Sarquind-), pn. “Cannibal-ogre”

A name of a race of Cannibal-ogres in the earliest Lost Tales (LT2/254), its singular form Sarqin appeared in the Poetic and Mythological Words of Eldarissa from the 1910s (PME/86). Its initial element might be a variant of sarqa “fleshy”, as suggested by Christopher Tolkien (LT2A/Sarqindi).

References ✧ LT2/254; LT2A/Sarqindi; LT2I/Sarqindi; PE13/99; PE14/9; PME/86



Sarqindi plural “Cannibal-ogres” ✧ LT2/254; LT2A/Sarqindi; LT2I/Sarqindi
Sarqindi plural “ogresses, giantesses” ✧ PE13/99
sarqindi plural “ogres of the south” ✧ PE14/9


sarqa “fleshy” ✧ LT2A/Sarqindi