S. Amon Uilos loc. “Hill of Ever-snow”

S. Amon Uilos, loc. “Hill of Ever-snow”

The Sindarin name of the mountain Q. Oiolossë (S/37). The first element is amon “hill” and the second element Uilos “Ever-snow” is the cognate of its Quenya name.

Conceptual Development: The earliest form of this name was N. Amon Uilas with an a corresponding to earlier ᴹQ. Ialasse (SM/81), but it was revised to N. Amon Uilos in Silmarillion drafts from the 1930s (LR/210). This form of the name also appeared in The Etymologies (Ety/OY).

References ✧ Let/278; MRI/Amon Uilos; S/37; SA/los; SI/Amon Uilos, Oiolossë; UT/55; UTI/Amon Uilos, Oiolossë; WJ/403; WJI/Amon Uilos

Glosses

Elements

amon “hill, mountain with steep sides; lump, clump, mass”
Uilos “Ever-snow”
loss “snow” ✧ SA/los
uilos “flowers like ‘white stars’” ✧ UT/55

Cognates


N. Amon Uilos loc.

See S. Amon Uilos for discussion.

References ✧ Ety/OY; LR/209-210; LRI/Amon Uilos; SM/81; SMI/Amon-Uilas

Variations

Changes

Elements

amon “hill”
Uilos “Everlasting Snow” ✧ Ety/OY

Cognates