ORC

(goblin) urco (stem urcu-, pl. urqui) or orco (pl. orqui or orcor, in the former case probably with stem *orcu- throughout). LT1:264 has orc, but word-final rc does not occur in LotR-style Quenya. Here the gloss is "monster, demon". Cf. WJ:390: "In the lore of the Blessed Realm the Q urko naturally seldom occurs, except in tales of the ancient days and the March, and then is vague in meaning, referring to anything that caused fear to the Elves, any dubious shape or shadow, or prowling creature." –ÓROK, LT1:264, WJ:390

Quettaparma Quenyallo (English-Quenya). 2014.

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  • orc — ([^o]rk), n. [L. orca, a kind of whale: cf. F. orque.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any of several cetaceans, especialy the {grampus} ({Grampus griseus}) of the dolphin family. [Written also {ork} and {orch}.] Milton. [1913 Webster] An island salt and bare, The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • orc — s.m. (Rar) Infern. – Din germ. Orkus. Trimis de ionel bufu, 07.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  orc s. m. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • orc — orc; ORC; …   English syllables

  • orc — (n.) ogre, devouring monster, O.E. orcþyrs, orcneas (plural), perhaps from a Romanic source akin to OGRE (Cf. ogre), and ultimately from L. Orcus Hell, a word of unknown origin. Revived by J.R.R. Tolkien (1892 1973) as the name of a brutal race… …   Etymology dictionary

  • ORC — abbrev. Officers Reserve Corps …   English World dictionary

  • orc — [ôrk] n. [Fr orque < L orca, kind of whale, altered (infl. by orca, a large tub) < Gr oruga, acc. of oryx, a large fish] a killer whale or other cetacean identified by early writers as a “sea monster” …   English World dictionary

  • Orc — For other uses, see Orc (disambiguation). An orc (pronounced /ˈɔrk/) is one of a race of mythical human like creatures, generally described as fierce and combative, with grotesque features and often black, grey or greenish skin. This mythology… …   Wikipedia

  • Orc — Orque (créature) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Orque (homonymie). Un orque est une créature imaginaire, inspirée du gobelin des légendes germaniques. C est …   Wikipédia en Français

  • orc — /awrk/, n. 1. any of several cetaceans, as a grampus. 2. a mythical monster, as an ogre. [1510 20; < L orca] * * * ▪ mythological creature       a mythical creature (such as a sea monster, a giant, or an ogre) of horrid form or aspect.       The… …   Universalium

  • ORC — Die Abkürzung ORC steht für: Offshore Racing Congress, ein Bewertungssystem im Regattasport Organic Rankine Cycle, ein Betriebsverfahren für Dampfturbinen ohne Wasserdampf Orocue, ein Flughafen in Kolumbien (IATA Code) Regularkanoniker vom Hl.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Orc — Die Abkürzung ORC steht für: Optical Character Recognition (engl. Optische Zeichenerkennung), s. Texterkennung Offshore Racing Congress, ein Bewertungssystem im Regattasport Organic Rankine Cycle, ein Betriebsverfahren für Dampfturbinen ohne… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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