Timelost, The: 8. Glossary

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8. Glossary

Glossary of Elvish words

Source: Silmarillion, Ardalambion 


celebrindal - 'silver-footed', that is, barefoot;
epithet of Princess Idril


ringa - 'extreme cold'

amil - 'mother'

tata - abbreviated from tatanya, 'my father'

fanya - 'white cloud'

tarinya - 'my queen'

fëa - 'spirit, soul;' pl. fëar

thorni - 'eagles,' from earlier sorni;
sing. thoron, soron


lairelossë - 'summer-snow', a tree with white flowers

aranel - 'princess'

apacen - 'aftersight', sight of that which comes after;
that is, 'foresight' or the Sight

tercen - 'insight', that is, intuition or 'sixth sense'

urco - 'fearful prowling creature of darkness,' from
which yrch is derived

alqua - 'swan'

falma - 'a cresting wave'

únyárima - 'impossible to recount, because
all the facts are not known, or the tale is too long'


rúkin - 'I fear', 'I am afraid'


ilmen - the upper air, the atmosphere

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Author: Philosopher At Large

Status: Reviewed

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Era: 1st Age

Genre: General

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Last Updated: 01/25/03

Original Post: 06/20/02

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