From Tolkien Gateway
giliath is Sindarin for "hosts of stars".
Etymology[edit | edit source]
The first element is gil ("star"), and the second element is likely the class-plural ending -ath.
Examples[edit | edit source]
- Osgiliath = "Citadel of the Stars"
- Dagor-nuin-Giliath = "Battle-under-Stars"
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Unfinished index for The Lord of the Rings", in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 232