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"there are Tolkien's latest thoughts, his best thoughts, and his published thoughts and these are not necessarily the same." — Tolkien's Legendarium
This article is non-canon.

Gilim was a giant of Eruman,[1] apparently noteworthy for his neck. Lúthien named him in her sleeping-spell.[2]

In Gnomish, one of Tolkien's early conceptions of an Elven tongue, Gilim is given the translaton "winter".[3]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "The Tale of Tinuviel"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "The Lay of Leithian", Canto V, verse 1497
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "I-Lam na-Ngoldathon: The Grammar and Lexicon of the Gnomish Tongue", in Parma Eldalamberon XI (edited by Christopher Gilson, Arden R. Smith, and Patrick H. Wynne), p. 38 (see also p. 35, entry for folornin)