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Lhamthanc

Lhamthanc
Unknown (probably a dragon)
Biographical Information
Other namesforked tongue[1]
AffiliationMorgoth
Physical Description
RaceUnknown (probably a dragon)

Lhamthanc is mentioned, next to Gostir , in The Etymologies as a "serpent-name" and probably denotes a dragon. Otherwise Lhamthanc is not mentioned in any other known story.[1]

[edit] Etymology

In Noldorin, Lhamthanc means "forked tongue".[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 388


Named Dragons
Glaurung · Gostir · Ancalagon · Scatha · Smaug