Sindarin 

mereth

noun. feast, festival

The word was changed to bereth in the Etymologies, but was never changed in the texts (cf. Mereth Aderthad and the compound Merethrond)

Sindarin [Ety/372, S/434] Group: SINDICT. Published by

mereth

noun. feast, feast, [N.] festival

Derivations

  • ᴹ√M(B)ER “*feast, festive”

Element in

Elements

WordGloss
-th“abstract noun”

Variations

  • Mereth ✧ S/113
Sindarin [S/113; SA/mereth] Group: Eldamo. Published by

mereth

festival

mereth (i vereth) (feast), pl. merith (i merith). Note: In the Etymologies, Tolkien changed the relevant root from _ to

mereth

feast

mereth (i vereth) (festival), pl. merith (i merith). Note: In the Etymologies, Tolkien changed the relevant root from _ to

mereth

mber

_ so that mereth became bereth, but names occurring in Tolkiens narratives (Mereth Aderthad, Merethrond) were not changed, so this revision was never fully implemented.

meren

mber

_ so that meren became beren, but names occurring in Tolkiens narratives (Mereth Aderthad, Merethrond) were not changed, so this revision was never fully implemented. (If meren were to become beren, the related word mereth ”feast” would also become bereth.)