S. Dúnedhel pn. “West-Elf”

S. Dúnedhel, pn. “West-Elf”

A term for the Elves of the West who fought against Morgoth, coined to match Dúnadan (WJ/378, PE17/141). This name is a combination of dûn “west” and Edhel “Elf”. It also appeared in the variant form Dúnel using Ell “Elf” (PE17/141).

References ✧ PE17/141; WJ/378, 386; WJI/Dúnedhil

Variations

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Inflections

Dúnedhil plural “West-elves” ✧ WJ/378
Dúnedhil plural   ✧ WJ/386
Dúnedhil plural “West Elves” ✧ WJI/Dúnedhil

Elements

dûn “west” ✧ WJ/378 (Dún)
Edhel “Elf” ✧ PE17/141 (eðel); WJ/378 (edhil)
Ell “Elf” ✧ PE17/141