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esgal

esgal is the Sindarin word for "veil, screen, roof of leaves".[1]

[edit] Etymology

Possibly OS *eskala, root SKAL1.[2]

The word is said to be Ilkorin.

[edit] See also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", esgal
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", SKAL1