Q. Altáriel (Altáriell-) f. “Galadriel”

Q. Altáriel (Altáriell-), f. “Galadriel”
The Quenya name of Galadriel, an adaptation of the Telerin name Alatáriel (UT/266, PM/347). See the entry on Galadriel for further discussion of this name’s history, and ✶Ñ(g)alatā-rigelle for a discussion of the conceptual development of its etymology.

References ✧ MR/182; MRI/Altariellë; PE17/50, 84, 169; PM/347; PMI/Galadriel; RGEO/58; SA/kal; UT/266; UTI/Al(a)táriel

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Inflections

Altariello genitive “Galadriel’s” ✧ RGEO/58

Elements

T. alata “radiance, glittering reflection” ✧ SA/kal
riel(lë) “garlanded maiden, maiden crowned with a festive garland” ✧ SA/kal (riel)
nalta “radiance, glittering reflection” ✧ PE17/50 (alta)
KAL “light; shine, be bright” ✧ PE17/84 (CAL)
ñ(g)alatā “glory, radiance” ✧ PE17/169 (galatā-)

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Phonetic Developments

galata-rīg-elle > Altariellë [galatarīgelle] > [galtarīgelle] > [ɣaltarīɣelle] > [altarielle] ✧ MR/182
galatā-rigellē̆ > altáriel [galatarīgelle] > [ɣalatārīgell] > [galtārīgell] > [ɣaltārīɣell] > [altāriell] > [altāriel] ✧ PE17/50
alatā-rigellē̆ > Altariel(le) [galatārīgelle] > [galtārīgelle] > [ɣaltārīɣelle] > [altārielle] ✧ PE17/50
alatā-rigellē̆ > altáriel [galatārīgelle] > [ɣaltārīɣelle] > [ɣaltārīɣelle] > [altārielle] ✧ PE17/50

Q. Caltáriel f. “woman crowned with glory, radiance”

A rejected Quenya name for Galadriel (PE17/50). See ✶Ñ(g)alatā-rigelle for further discussion.

References ✧ PE17/50, 84

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KAL “light; shine, be bright” ✧ PE17/84 (CAL)

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Phonetic Developments

Kalatā-rigelle > Kaltáriel(le) [kalatārīgelle] > [kaltārīgelle] > [kaltārīɣelle] > [kaltārielle] ✧ PE17/50
kalatā-rigellē̆ > kaltáriel [kalatārīgelle] > [kalatārīgell] > [kaltārīgell] > [kaltārīɣell] > [kaltāriell] > [kaltāriel] ✧ PE17/50

Q. Naltariel (Naltariell-) [ñ] f. “Galadriel”

What the Quenya name of Altáriel (S. Galadriel) would have been if it had been coined in Quenya instead of adapted from Telerin (PM/347). This name is a compound of nalta “radiance, glittering reflection” and riel(lë) “garlanded maiden”. See S. Galadriel and ✶Ñ(g)alatā-rigelle for further discussion.

References ✧ PE17/59-60; PM/347

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Elements

nalta “radiance, glittering reflection” ✧ PM/347 (ñalta)
riel(lë) “garlanded maiden, maiden crowned with a festive garland” ✧ PM/347 (-ríel)
ñaldā “gleaming sheen” ✧ PE17/59
RIG “wreath, twine; garland, crown” ✧ PE17/59

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Phonetic Developments

ñgal(a)tā-rig-el- > Ñaltariel [ŋgalatārīgel] > [ŋgaltārīgel] > [ŋgaltārīɣel] > [ŋaltārīɣel] > [ŋaltāriel] > [naltāriel] ✧ PE17/60