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SKŪ and KHŪ are Primitive Quendian roots signifying "curse".[1]

The root of opposite meaning is AYA.[1]

[edit] Derivatives

  • Quenya: hūna ("cursed, accursed"); húta ("to curse")[1]

[edit] See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings: Eldarin Roots and Stems", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 149 (roots appearing as "SKŪ-, KHŪ-")