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Giliath

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'''''giliath''''' is [[Sindarin]] for "hosts of stars".<ref name=RC>{{HM|RC}}, p. 232 (citing from the [[Unfinished index]])</ref>
 
'''''giliath''''' is [[Sindarin]] for "hosts of stars".<ref name=RC>{{HM|RC}}, p. 232 (citing from the [[Unfinished index]])</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The word contains the element ''[[gil]]''.<ref name=RC/>
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The first element is ''[[gil]]'' ("star"),<ref name=RC/> and the second element is likely the plural ending ''[[-ath]]''.{{or}}
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==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
*''[[Osgiliath#Etymology|Os'''giliath''']]''
 
*''[[Osgiliath#Etymology|Os'''giliath''']]''

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

Etymology

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

Examples

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 232 (citing from the Unfinished index)