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nínedhel

nínedhel

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

nínedhel

proper name. ?Tear(ful) Elf

A term for the Dark-elves (PE17/139). The final element is clearly Edhel “Elf”, but the initial element is less clear. It might be nîn “tear” referring to the sorrow of them being left behind, but this is just a guess.

Elements

WordGloss
nîn“tear, tear; [ᴱN.] weeping”
Edhel“Elf”

Variations

  • nínedhel ✧ PE17/139