Telerin adj. "Telerian" (TELES). Also telerinwa.
proper name. of the Teleri
Conceptual Development: The similar adjectival forms ᴱQ. Telellin and ᴱQ. Telerin appeared in Tolkien’s earliest writings (LT1A/Telelli), though at this stage they referred to other groups of Elves (see the entry on Teler). By the 1930s, however, ᴹQ. Telerin referred to the third tribe and its language (Ety/TELES; LR/171; PE18/26).
- Q. losselië telerinwa “*the white people of the shores of Elfland” ✧ PE16/096
Word Gloss Teler “Last-comer, Hindmost” -rin “-ian, racial-adjective, language”
telerëa adj. corresponding to Teler (LT1:267; perhaps rather Telerin, telerinwa in Tolkien's later Quenya)