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'''''gwaith''''' or '''''gweith''''' is a noun meaning "manhood" in [[Sindarin]]. The meaning is often extended to mean "brotherhood, regiment, host, people".
 
'''''gwaith''''' or '''''gweith''''' is a noun meaning "manhood" in [[Sindarin]]. The meaning is often extended to mean "brotherhood, regiment, host, people".
 
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==Etymology==
Examples:
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Possible *''wekthe'' from [[PQ]] *''wegtê'' ([[root]] [[WEG]])
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==Examples==
 
* [[Forodwaith (people)|Forodwaith]] = "People of the North"
 
* [[Forodwaith (people)|Forodwaith]] = "People of the North"
 
* [[Gwaith-i-Mírdain]] = "Brotherhood of Jewel-smiths"
 
* [[Gwaith-i-Mírdain]] = "Brotherhood of Jewel-smiths"
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*[[Danwaith]]
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*[[Gaurwaith]]
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*[[Tawarwaith]]
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The suffix also is used to denote land, perhaps associated to the name of its people
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*[[Enedwaith]]
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*[[Drúwaith Iaur]]
  
 
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Revision as of 01:11, 23 October 2010

gwaith or gweith is a noun meaning "manhood" in Sindarin. The meaning is often extended to mean "brotherhood, regiment, host, people".

Etymology

Possible *wekthe from PQ *wegtê (root WEG)

Examples

The suffix also is used to denote land, perhaps associated to the name of its people

References