N. Gyrth-i-Guinar pn. “Dead that Live”

N. Gyrth-i-Guinar, pn. “Dead that Live”

A variant of Gwerth-i-Cuina appearing in Silmarillion drafts from the 1930s, glossed “Dead that Live” (LR/305). It is a combination of the plural of S. gorth¹ “dead (person)”, i “that” and the lenited present plural form of cuina- “to live”.

References ✧ LR/305; LRI/Gwerth-i-Cuina; WJI/Gwerth-i-guinar




S. #gorth¹ “dead; dead (person)” plural
i “the”
cuina- “to be alive” soft-mutation plural