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Miniel

Miniel (pl. Mínil) (S. 'First elf') is the name Vanyar were called in Beleriand.

[edit] Etymology

The word is composed of min = "first" and el = "elf"

[edit] References

J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar", pgs. 363-364; 383.