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gwath

gwath
gwath
Tengwar, Sindarin mode

gwath is a Sindarin word meaning "shade", "shadow" or "dim light",[1][2]

In The Etymologies the word is labelled as Noldorin, and glossed as "stain", coalesced with the notion of "shade".[3]

[edit] Etymology

[edit] Examples

  • (Noldorin) Iarwath = iar + gwath ("Blood-stained")[4]

[edit] Cognates

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", entry gwath, wath
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Rivers and Beacon-hills of Gondor" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 42, July 2001, p. 9
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", entries WAȜ, WATH
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", entries YAR, WAȜ