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Gwaith

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The suffix also is used to denote land, associated to the name of its people; cf. [[Quenya]] ''[[nóre]]''
 
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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".

Etymology

Possible *gweith from OS *wekthe from PQ *wegtê (root WEG[1])

Examples

The suffix also is used to denote land, associated to the name of its people; cf. Quenya nóre

References

  1. The Etymologies, p. 398