Quenya 

sindel

noun. Grey-elf

Elements

WordGloss
sinda“grey”
Elda“Elf, (lit.) one of the Star-folk”
Quenya [WJ/384; WJ/410; WJI/Sindel] Group: Eldamo. Published by

sinda

proper name. Grey-elf

Quenya name for the Grey Elves (PM/223), usually appearing in its plural form Sindar (LotR/1137). It is simply sinda “grey” used as a name (SA/thin(d)).

Cognates

Derivations

  • THIN “*grey” ✧ WJ/384

Element in

Elements

WordGloss
sinda“grey”

Phonetic Developments

DevelopmentStagesSources
THIN > Sindar[tʰinda] > [θinda] > [sinda]✧ WJ/384
Quenya [Let/176; Let/411; LotR/1137; LotRI/Eldar; LotRI/Sindar; LRI/Sindar; MR/091; MR/170; MR/349; MRI/Sindar; PE17/020; PE17/117; PE17/140; PE18/073; PM/223; PM/297; PMI/Sindar; S/056; SA/thin(d); SI/Grey-elves; SI/Sindar; SMI/Sindar; UTI/Sindar; VT41/09; WJ/175; WJ/369; WJ/375; WJ/384; WJ/410; WJI/Sindar] Group: Eldamo. Published by

Sindarin 

Thinnedhel

'Grey-Elf'

{ð} n. 'Grey-Elf'. Later more generally used of the subjects of Thingol. >> edhel, thinn

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

thinnedhel

proper name. Grey-elf

A Sindarin term for a “Grey-elf”, equivalent of Q. Sinda, a combination of thind “grey” and Edhel “Elf” (PE17/139).

Elements

WordGloss
thind“grey, grey, [N.] pale”
Edhel“Elf”

Variations

  • Thinneðel ✧ PE17/139