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gíl

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gíl or geil means "star" in Noldorin.[1][2][note 1]

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Notes

  1. One of the forms was supposed to be plural, but it appears like Tolkien did not decide which.

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 358
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part One" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 45, November 2003, p. 15