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Peredhil

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Peredhil (sing. Peredhel) was a name for the "Half-elven" in Sindarin.[1][2][3]

Etymology

The word consists of the elements per-, "half"[4] and edhel "elf".[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names": "Half-elven Translation of Sindarin Peredhel, plural Peredhil"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names": "edhel 'elf' (Sindarin) in [...] Peredhil 'Half-elven'"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix A, "The Númenorean Kings", "Númenor", p. 1034 (50th Anniv. Ed.)
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 380, entry PER-