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giliath is Sindarin for "hosts of stars".[1]

[edit] Etymology

The first element is gil ("star"),[1] and the second element is likely the plural ending -ath.

[edit] Examples


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Unfinished index for The Lord of the Rings", in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 232