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mírdain is a noun meaning "jewel-smiths" in Sindarin.[1]

While unattested, the singular form is commonly held to be mírdan ("jewel-smith").[2][3]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

The first element in mírdain is mîr ("jewel").[1]

Example[edit | edit source]


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"
  2. David Salo (2004), A Gateway to Sindarin, p. 325
  3. Didier Willis, Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary at Jrrvf.com (accessed 18 July 2011)