Q. Essecilmë pn. “Name-choosing”

Q. Essecilmë, pn. “Name-choosing”

A ceremony in which a Noldorin Elf chose a new name for himself or herself (MR/214), according to his or her lámatyávë (preferences in the sounds and forms of words). It is a compound of essë¹ “name” and cilmë “choosing”.

References ✧ MR/214, 217, 229, 470; PE21/84

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essë¹ “name” ✧ MR/470
cilmë “choice, choosing” ✧ MR/470 (#cilmë)