Tolkien Gateway

Tolkien Gateway is 10 years old. Sign up today to edit TG and help us grow for years to come.


Revision as of 01:38, 25 January 2011 by Ainaldo (Talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
  • I have not verified this, but the etymology of Dorwinion is, as presently written, conjectural. That Dorwinion is where the wines of Thranduil were made is not sufficient to infer that "win" means "wine" in any Elvish dialect, however obscure, especially since there is no attestation to that effect. In the absence of further information, it's a forgivable conjecture, but I've come to understand that Parma Eldalamberon 17:191 suggests that gwîn "young" might be the proper root. Ainaldo