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STEL

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STEL is a root signifying "remain firm". A derivative of STEL is said to be contained as the "[l]atter element" in the names Echthelion and Aegthelion.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Three. The Wanderings of Húrin and Other Writings not forming part of the Quenta Silmarillion: III. Maeglin", p. 318