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Sindarin

malt is a Sindarin word meaning "gold".[1]

In his Appendix on "Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", Christopher Tolkien noted the prefix mal-, meaning "gold".[2]

David Salo has suggested the Neo-Sindarin word malad, or malt, meaning "gold (metal)".[3]

Examples

Noldorin

malt is a Noldorin word meaning "gold (as metal)".[4]

Etymoloy

Other versions

A rejected Noldorin word for "gold (metal)" was côl, derived from root KUL.[5]

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Rivers and Beacon-hills of Gondor: Author's notes to the account of the Eldarin numerals" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 42, July 2001, p. 27 (Note 5)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"
  3. David Salo (2004), A Gateway to Sindarin, p. 324
  4. 4.0 4.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 386
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 365