Earliest form of the name of Amroth, first changed to Amaldor and then Amroth (TI/223). The meaning of these name are unclear, but Roman Rausch suggested they both contain the element am “up” appearing in his later name, and possibly end with the lenited forms of lhass “leaf” (or possibly glass “joy”) and Galdor (EE/2.26).
masculine name. Ammalas
- Ammalas → Amaldor ✧ TI/223
- Amaldor → Amroth ✧ TI/223
Word Gloss am “up” lhass “leaf”
- Amaldor ✧ TI/223; TII/Amroth