Sindarin 

miniel

noun. an Elf, one of the Vanyar

Sindarin [WJ/383] min+-el "first elf". Group: SINDICT. Published by

miniel

proper name. Vanyar

A Sindarin term for the Vanyar, first tribe of Elves (WJ/383), a combination of min “one” and Ell “Elf”.

Cognates

  • Q. Minyar “Firsts (original clan name of the Vanyar)” ✧ WJ/382

Elements

WordGloss
min“one, one, [G.] single”
Ell“Elf”
Sindarin [WJ/383; WJI/Miniel] Group: Eldamo. Published by

glinnel

noun. Elf, one of the Teleri

Sindarin [WJ/378, WJ/385] glind("teleri")+el. Group: SINDICT. Published by

mornedhel

noun. Dark-Elf

Sindarin [WJ/377, WJ/380] morn+edhel. Group: SINDICT. Published by

edhel

noun. Elf

Sindarin [Ety/356, S/430, WJ/363-364] Group: SINDICT. Published by

edhel

noun. Elf

_ n. _Elf, a general name for all the Elves (since the name Quendi had gone out of use in Sindarin). Probably related to or connected with Q. Elda. >> edhellen

Sindarin [(PE17 Sindarin Corpus) PE17:45] -. Group: Parma Eldalamberon 17 Sindarin Corpus. Published by

edhel

Elf

pl1. edhil, pl2. edhellim {ð} _n. _Elf. A name used by the Sindar for themselves, characterizing other varieties by an adjective or prefix. >> Aredhel, Thinnedhel

Sindarin [(PE17 Sindarin Corpus) PE17:139] -. Group: Parma Eldalamberon 17 Sindarin Corpus. Published by

edhel

Elf

{ð} _n. _Elf.

Sindarin [(PE17 Sindarin Corpus) PE17:140-1] < _edelō_. Group: Parma Eldalamberon 17 Sindarin Corpus. Published by

edhel

Elf

d _ n. _Elf. Q. elda.

Sindarin [(PE17 Sindarin Corpus) PE17:151] < *_edelā_ Elf < DEL. Group: Parma Eldalamberon 17 Sindarin Corpus. Published by

edhel

noun. Elf

Cognates

  • Q. Elda “Elf, (lit.) one of the Star-folk” ✧ LRI/Edhil; PE17/045; PE17/151; PE17/152; SA/êl; SA/êl; RC/780
  • Q. Eldo “one of the Marchers” ✧ WJ/363

Derivations

  • edelā “the fair” ✧ PE17/139; PE17/151
    • DEL “*fair” ✧ PE17/151
  • edelō “one who goes, traveller, migrant, marcher” ✧ PE17/141; PE17/152; WJ/360
    • DEL “walk, go, proceed, travel” ✧ WJ/360; WJ/363

Element in

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
edelā > eðel[edelā] > [edela] > [eðela] > [eðel]✧ PE17/139
edelō > eðel[edelō] > [edelo] > [eðelo] > [eðel]✧ PE17/141
edelā > edhel[edelā] > [edela] > [eðela] > [eðel]✧ PE17/151
edelā > eðel[edelā] > [edela] > [eðela] > [eðel]✧ PE17/152
edelō > Edhel[edelō] > [edelo] > [eðelo] > [eðel]✧ WJ/360
edelō > Edhil[edelī] > [edeli] > [eðeli] > [eðili] > [eðil]✧ WJ/360

Variations

  • edhel ✧ PE17/045; PE17/151; RC/780; SA/edhel; UT/255; UTI/Edhelrim
  • eðel ✧ PE17/139; PE17/141; PE17/152
  • Eðel ✧ PM/346
Sindarin [LRI/Edhil; PE17/045; PE17/097; PE17/139; PE17/141; PE17/151; PE17/152; PM/346; RC/780; RGEO/62; SA/edhel; SA/êl; SI/Sindar; UT/255; UT/318; UTI/Edhelrim; WJ/364; WJ/377; WJ/378; WJI/Edhel] Group: Eldamo. Published by

eledh

noun. Elf

Cognates

  • Q. Elda “Elf, (lit.) one of the Star-folk” ✧ Let/281; SA/êl
  • Q. elenya “adjective referring to the stars, *of the stars, stellar” ✧ WJ/362

Derivations

  • eledā “star-folk, of the stars” ✧ Let/281; PE17/140
    • EL “lo, behold; star, lo, behold; star, [ᴹ√] starry sky” ✧ Let/281
  • elenā “connected with or concerning the stars” ✧ PE17/139; WJ/360
    • elen “star” ✧ PE17/139
    • EL “lo, behold; star, lo, behold; star, [ᴹ√] starry sky” ✧ Let/281; PE17/067; VT42/11; WJ/360

Element in

  • S. Eledhwen “Elfsheen, Elven-fair” ✧ Let/281; SA/êl; UTI/Haudh-en-Elleth

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
eledā/elenā > eledh[eledā] > [eleda] > [eleða] > [eleð]✧ Let/281
eledā/elenā > elidh[eledī] > [eledi] > [eleði] > [eliði] > [elið]✧ Let/281
elenyā > elein[elenjā] > [elenja] > [elenia] > [eleni] > [elein] > [elain]✧ PE17/139
eledā > eleð[eledā] > [eleda] > [eleða] > [eleð]✧ PE17/140
elenā > Elen[elenā] > [elena] > [elen]✧ WJ/360
elenā > Elin[elenī] > [eleni] > [elini] > [elin]✧ WJ/360

Variations

  • eledh ✧ Let/281 (eledh); UTI/Edhelrim
  • elein ✧ PE17/139 (elein)
  • eleð ✧ PE17/140
  • Elen ✧ WJ/363; WJ/377 (Elen); WJI/Elen
Sindarin [Let/281; PE17/139; PE17/140; SA/êl; UTI/Edhelrim; UTI/Haudh-en-Elleth; WJ/363; WJ/377; WJI/Elen] Group: Eldamo. Published by

elen

noun. Elf

ell

noun. elf

n. elf, esp. [?in ?the ?South]. Noldorin form.

Sindarin [(PE17 Sindarin Corpus) PE17:141] -. Group: Parma Eldalamberon 17 Sindarin Corpus. Published by

ell

noun. Elf

Cognates

  • Q. Elda “Elf, (lit.) one of the Star-folk” ✧ Let/281; WJ/362

Derivations

  • eledā “star-folk, of the stars” ✧ PE17/141; WJ/360
    • EL “lo, behold; star, lo, behold; star, [ᴹ√] starry sky” ✧ Let/281

Element in

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
eldā > ell[eldā] > [elda] > [elða] > [elð] > [ell]✧ PE17/141
eldā > Ell-[eldā] > [elda] > [elða] > [elð] > [ell]✧ WJ/360

Variations

  • ell ✧ Let/281; PE17/141; PE17/152 (ell)
  • Ell- ✧ WJ/363
  • ell- ✧ WJ/364
Sindarin [Let/281; PE17/141; PE17/152; VT50/15; VT50/19; VT50/23; WJ/363; WJ/364; WJ/377; WJ/412] Group: Eldamo. Published by

ellon

noun. elf

Sindarin [WJ/363-364] Group: SINDICT. Published by

penedh

noun. Elf

Derivations

  • kwende “speaker, elf” ✧ PE17/140
    • KWENED “spoken, articulate, spoken, articulate; [ᴹ√] Elf” ✧ PE17/137
    • KWEN “speak with rational words” ✧ PE19/093
      • KWE “vocal speech” ✧ WJ/392
    • KWEN “speak with rational words” ✧ PE17/140; WJ/360
    • KWE “vocal speech” ✧ WJ/392

Element in

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
kwenedē > peneð[kwenedē] > [penedē] > [penede] > [peneðe] > [peneð]✧ PE17/140

Variations

  • peneð ✧ PE17/140; PE17/141
Sindarin [PE17/140; PE17/141] Group: Eldamo. Published by

tawarwaith

noun. Silvan elves

Sindarin [UT/256] tawar+gwaith "forest-elves". Group: SINDICT. Published by

dúnedhel

noun. Elf of the West, Elf of Beleriand (including Noldor and Sindar)

Sindarin [WJ/378] dûn+edhel, OS *ndûnedelo. Group: SINDICT. Published by

Teler

noun. an Elf, one of the Teleri

Sindarin [PM/385] Group: SINDICT. Published by

laegel

noun. a Green Elf

Sindarin [WJ/385] laeg+-el. Group: SINDICT. Published by

eglath

noun. "The Forsaken", Elves of the Falathrim

Sindarin [WJ/189, WJ/344] Group: SINDICT. Published by

elleth

noun. elf-maid

Sindarin [WJ/148, WJ/256, WJ/363-364] Group: SINDICT. Published by

ódhel

noun. Deep Elf or Gnome, one of the Wise Folk

Sindarin [WJ/364, WJ/366, WJ/378-379] Group: SINDICT. Published by

gódhel

noun. "Deep Elf" or "Gnome", one of the Wise Folk

Sindarin [WJ/364, WJ/379] go(lodh)+ódhel, or OS *wådelo. Group: SINDICT. Published by

iathrim

noun. Elves of Doriath

Sindarin [WJ/378] iâth+rim. Group: SINDICT. Published by

elvellon

noun. elf-friend

Sindarin [WJ/412] Group: SINDICT. Published by

telerrim

noun. the Teleri, a tribe of Elves

Sindarin [PM/385] teler+rim. Group: SINDICT. Published by

edhelharn

noun. elf-stone

Sindarin [SD/128-129] edhel+sarn. Group: SINDICT. Published by

egladhrim

noun. "The Forsaken", Elves of the Falathrim

Sindarin [WJ/189, WJ/365, WJ/379] eglan+rim. Group: SINDICT. Published by

ódhellim

noun. Deep Elves or Gnomes, the Wise Folk

Sindarin [WJ/364] ódhel+rim. Group: SINDICT. Published by

gódhellim

noun. "Deep Elves" or "Gnomes", the Wise Folk

Sindarin [WJ/364] gódhel+rim. Group: SINDICT. Published by

laegeldrim

noun. the people of the Green Elves

Sindarin [WJ/385] laegel+rim. Group: SINDICT. Published by

laegrim

noun. the people of the Green Elves

Sindarin [WJ/385] laegel+rim. Group: SINDICT. Published by

calben

noun. Elf of the Great Journey (lit. "light person")

Sindarin [WJ/362, WJ/376-377, WJ/408-409] Group: SINDICT. Published by

calben

noun. all Elves but the Avari

Sindarin [WJ/362, WJ/376-377, WJ/408-409] Group: SINDICT. Published by

golodh

noun. "Deep Elf" or "Gnome", one of the Wise Folk

Sindarin [Ety/377, S/431, WJ/364] Group: SINDICT. Published by

golodhrim

noun. Deep Elves, Gnomes

Sindarin [Ety/377, WJ/323] golodh+rim. Group: SINDICT. Published by

galadhrim

noun. Elves of Lothlórien

Sindarin [LotR] galadh+rim "people of the trees". Group: SINDICT. Published by

lachend

noun. Deep Elf (Sindarin name for the Ñoldor)

Sindarin [WJ/384, X/ND4] lach+hend "flame-eyed". Group: SINDICT. Published by

lachenn

noun. Deep Elf (Sindarin name for the Ñoldor)

Sindarin [WJ/384, X/ND4] lach+hend "flame-eyed". Group: SINDICT. Published by

miniel

first elf

(one of the tribe of the Vanyar) Miniel (i Viniel), pl. Mínil (i **Mínil), coll. pl. Miniellath**. (WJ:383)

miniel

first elf

(= Vanya) Miniel (i Viniel), pl. Mínil (i Mínil), coll. pl. Miniellath. (WJ:383)

miniel

first elf

(i Viniel), pl. Mínil (i Mínil), coll. pl. Miniellath. (WJ:383)

miniel

vanya

(i Viniel), pl. Mínil (i Mínil), coll. pl. Miniellath. (WJ:383; the literal meaning of Míniel is ”First Elf”.)

mornedhel

dark elf

(i Vornedhel), pl. Mornedhil (i Mornedhil). Conceivably the entire word could be umlauted in the pl.: ?Mernedhil. **(WJ:409) Another term for ”Dark Elf” is Dúredhel (i Dhúredhel), pl. Dúredhil (i Núredhil**).

gwanwel

elf of aman

(”departed” Elf), pl. gwenwil (in gwenwil), coll. pl. gwanwellath. (WJ:378) Also gwanwen; see

edhel

elf

edhel (pl. edhil). Coll. pl. Edhelrim (or Edhellim) (UT:318). Also †eledh, pl. elidh, coll. pl. eledhrim (Letters:281), also elen, pl. elin, also with coll. pl. eledhrim (elen + rim with the regular change nr > dhr). _(WJ:363, 377-78; _the shorter coll. pl. Eldrim > Elrim_ _may also occur). But since elin also means "stars", other terms for "Elf" may be preferred.

edhel

elf

(pl. edhil). Coll. pl. Edhelrim (or Edhellim) (UT:318). Also †eledh, pl. elidh, coll. pl. eledhrim (Letters:281), also elen, pl. elin, also with coll. pl. eledhrim (elen + rim with the regular change nr > dhr). (WJ:363, 377-78; the shorter coll. pl. Eldrim > *Elrim*** may also occur). But since elin** also means "stars", other terms for "Elf" may be preferred.

dúnedhel

elf of beleriand

(i Núnedhel), pl. *Dúnedhil*** (i Ndúnedhil*). (WJ:378, 386)*

laegel

green-elf

pl. laegil; coll. pl. laegrim or laegeldrim (WJ:385). These forms from a late source would seem to supersede the ”N” forms listed in LR:368 s.v. LÁYAK: *Lhoebenidh* or *Lhoebelidh*. The Green-elves of Beleriand were also called Lindel (pl. Lindil), also Lindedhel (pl. Lindedhil)  *(WJ:385)*.

ellon

elf-man

(pl. ellyn)

banwen

vána

(na Vanwen)

elleth

elf-woman

(pl. ellith) (WJ:363-64, 377)

avar

non-eldarin elf

pl. Evair, also called

elvellon

elf-friend

(pl. elvellyn, coll. pl. elvellonnath (WJ:412);

peredhel

half-elf

(pl. peredhil) (PM:256, 348).

send

grey-elf

(i hend, o send, construct sen) (probably a term only used by the Noldor, borrowed from Quenya Sinda), pl. sind (i sind), coll. pl. Sendrim (the only attested form).

edhelharn

elf-stone

(pl. edhelhern) (SD:128-31).

lefn

elf left behind

pl. lifn.

calben

elf of the great journey

(i galben, o chalben), pl. celbin (i chelbin).