Beware, older languages below! The languages below were invented during Tolkien's earlier period and should be used with caution. Remember to never, ever mix words from different languages!

Early Primitive Elvish


root. *shine (pale)


  • ᴱ✶In-ʒil ✧ GL/38
  • Eq. ilsa “(the mystic name of) silver”
  • Eq. íle “star”
  • G. Gil “Sirius” ✧ GL/38
  • G. gail “star”
  • G. gil- “to gleam, shine pale and silver (as of the moon)” ✧ GL/38
  • G. gilm “moonlight, silver light” ✧ GL/38
  • G. gilt “a gleam” ✧ GL/38
  • G. giltha “white metal” ✧ GL/38
  • G. Gilweth ✧ GL/38
  • G. glim “shimmering”
  • G. glint “crystal”


  • Gil- ✧ GL/38
  • Gil ✧ GL/38
Early Primitive Elvish [GL/38] Group: Eldamo. Published by