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Old 01-26-2002, 11:36 AM   #7
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At Ardalambion, on the page about the Dark Language, there are a few points I will put here. Uruk is most likely derived from Uruk in Quenya, which means terror (Uruki meaning terrors) Hai means most likely people in the Dark Speech (used for both the Uruk-Hai and the Orok-Hai) So Uruk-Hai could just be Terrible People, but since it is only used for the so called "super orcs" (as my brother calls them) it could just be "Terrible Orcs," so the Uruk-Hai would just be orcs who are in some way or another more terrible than regular orcs.
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