telepi

From Tolkien Gateway

telepi[1], telpe[2] (or telpë[3]), and telep-[2], are Telerin words for "silver".

Etymology[edit]

In a letter, Tolkien stated that the form telepi derives from Primitive Elvish kyelepē.[1]

Christopher Tolkien has noted that telpe, telep- derive from root KYELEP.[2]

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