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'''''gil''''' is a [[Sindarin]] word meaning "[[stars|star]]", "bright spark".<ref name=App>{{App|E1i}}</ref><ref name=RC>{{HM|RC}}, p. 232 (citing from the [[Unfinished index]])</ref><ref name=RGEO>{{RGEO|Notes}}, p. 73</ref>
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'''''gil''''' is a [[Sindarin]] word meaning "[[stars|star]]", "(bright) spark", "twinkle of light".<ref name=App>{{App|E1i}}</ref><ref name=RC>{{HM|RC}}, p. 232 (citing from the [[Unfinished index]])</ref><ref name=RGEO>{{RGEO|Notes}}, p. 73</ref><ref name=VT>{{VT|42a}}, p. 11</ref>
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
*''[[giliath]]''<ref name=RC/>
 
*''[[giliath]]''<ref name=RC/>
 
*''[[Gildor]]''<ref name=App/>
 
*''[[Gildor]]''<ref name=App/>
 
*''[[Gilraen#Etymology|Gilraen]]''<ref name=App/>
 
*''[[Gilraen#Etymology|Gilraen]]''<ref name=App/>
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*''[[Gilrain#Etymology|Gilrain]]''<ref name=VT/>
 
*''[[Osgiliath]]''<ref name=App/><ref name=RC/>
 
*''[[Osgiliath]]''<ref name=App/><ref name=RC/>
 
*''[[Gilthoniel]]''<ref name=RGEO/>
 
*''[[Gilthoniel]]''<ref name=RGEO/>

Revision as of 22:41, 21 October 2011

gil is a Sindarin word meaning "star", "(bright) spark", "twinkle of light".[1][2][3][4]

Examples

Synonyms

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix E, "Pronunciation of Words and Names", "Consonants"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 232 (citing from the Unfinished index)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Notes and Translations", in The Road Goes Ever On (J.R.R. Tolkien, Donald Swann), p. 73
  4. 4.0 4.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Rivers and Beacon-hills of Gondor" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 42, July 2001, p. 11