êl (“star”) + anor (“sun”)
noun. a flower, a kind of enlarged pimpernel bearing golden and silver flowers
noun. star-sun (flower)
feminine name. Elanor
Sam Gamgee’s eldest child, who was named after the flower of Lórien elanor “sun-star” (LotR/1026, SD/129). In Tolkien’s unfinished epilogue to The Lord of the Rings, this name also appeared in the diminutive form Elanorellë (SD/122).
- S. ar Meril bess dîn, ar Elanor, Meril, Glorfinniel, ar Eirien sellath dîn “and Rose his wife; and Elanor, Rose, Goldilocks and Daisy his daughters” ✧ SD/129
Word Gloss elanor “a golden star-shaped flower, (lit.) sun-star”
n. Bot. 'sun-star'.
noun. a golden star-shaped flower, (lit.) sun-star
- S. Elanor
Word Gloss êl “star” Anor “Sun”
- Elanor ✧ LotRI/Elanor; UT/216
alba“flower” ✧ PE17/153
Development Stages Sources √GAL-AB > alf [alba] > [alva] > [alv] ✧ PE17/153
noun. (single) flower
_n._flower, a single bloom. Q. lóte, lōs.
noun. golden water-flower, gladden
noun. flower, inflorescence, a head of small flowers
The noun is collective, a single flower being lotheg
noun. (single) flower
noun. a golden flower
noun. a pale winter flower, snowdrop
: the word elanor (pl. elanoer) refers to a kind of pimpernel with golden and silver flowers.
(pl. elanoer) refers to a kind of pimpernel with golden and silver flowers.
(a kind of pimpernel with golden and silver flowers) elanor (pl. elanoer). Archaic *elanaur.
(pl. elanoer). Archaic ✱elanaur.
(verb) #edlothia- (i edlothia, in edlothiar) (to blossom);
(i edlothia, in edlothiar) (to blossom);
loth, pl. lyth (but loth is also glossed ”blossom” and may itself function as a collective term: all the flowers of a plant. For individual flowers cf. the following:)
pl. lyth (but loth is also glossed ”blossom” and may itself function as a collective term: all the flowers of a plant. For individual flowers cf. the following:)
(blossoming), pl. edlothiaid if there is a pl.**
lothod (”singulars” derived from the more collective term loth; it is unclear whether lotheg, lothod can themselves have ”plural” forms. If so it would be lethig, lethyd, for archaic löthig, löthyd.) (VT42:18, VT45:29) Another word for a single flower is elloth (pl. ellyth) (VT42:18). An alternative to loth is loss (construct los; pl. lyss), but the form loth seems to be more common (and loss also means ”fallen snow” and ”wilderness”).
collection of flowers
(i ’waloth) (blossom), pl. gwelyth (in gwelyth). Also goloth (i ’oloth) (blossom), pl. gelyth (i ngelyth = i ñelyth). Archaic pl. gölyth. (VT42:18). Specific flowers, see