Noldorin 

silevril

noun. Silmaril

Noldorin [Ety/373] Group: SINDICT. Published by

silevril

proper name. Silmaril

Noldorin term for a Silmaril appearing in Silmarillion drafts and The Etymologies from the 1930s (LR/202; Ety/MIR, RIL, SIL). It is a combination of silef “silver, shining white” and the root ᴹ√RIL “glitter”.

Conceptual Development: In the Gnomish Lexicon from the 1910s, the Gnomish equivalent of Silmaril was Silubrilt (GL/67), a combination of Sil “Moon” and brithla “pearl” (LT1A/Silmarilli).

Cognates

  • ᴹQ. Silmaril ✧ Ety/MIR; Ety/RIL; Ety/SIL; LRI/Silmaril

Derivations

Element in

Elements

WordGloss
silef“silver, shining white”
RIL“glitter”

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
ᴹ✶silima-rille > Silevril[?]✧ Ety/RIL
Noldorin [Ety/MIR; Ety/RIL; Ety/SIL; LR/202; LRI/Silmaril] Group: Eldamo. Published by

golodhvir

noun. Silmaril

Noldorin [Ety/373] golodh+mîr "Ñoldo-jewel". Group: SINDICT. Published by

golovir

noun. Silmaril

Noldorin [Ety/373] golodh+mîr "Ñoldo-jewel". Group: SINDICT. Published by

mirion

proper name. Silmaril

A Noldorin name for the Silmarils appearing in The Etymologies from the 1930s (Ety/MIR), some kind of elaboration on mîr “jewel”.