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Kilmessi

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Killessë, Quenya for "self-name", was a name that some of the exiled Elves gave to themselves as a disguise, or to refer to deeds or to their personal history.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Shibboleth of Fëanor", Note on Mother-names, p. 339