esgal is the Sindarin word for "veil, screen, roof of leaves".
Possibly OS *eskala, root SKAL1.
The word is said to be Ilkorin.
 See also
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", esgal
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", SKAL1