N. Cûm-nan-Arasaith loc. “Mound of Avarice”

N. Cûm-nan-Arasaith, loc. “Mound of Avarice”

A remnant of earlier G. Cûm an-Idrisaith appearing in Silmarillion drafts from the early 1930s (SM/133, 323), though its elements resemble early Gnomish more than later Noldorin.

See G. Cûm an-Idrisaith for further discussion.

References ✧ SM/133, 323; SMI/Cûm an-Idrisaith, Cûm-nan-Arasaith

Glosses

Elements

G. cûm “mound (especially grave), burial mound”
G. avosaith “avarice, money-greed, greed of gold”

G. Cûm an-Idrisaith loc. “Mound of Avarice”

References ✧ LT2/223; LT2A/Cûm an-Idrisaith; LT2I/Cûm an-Idrisaith; SMI/Cûm an-Idrisaith

Glosses

Changes

Elements

cûm “mound (especially grave), burial mound” ✧ LT1A/Cûm a Gumlaith
a “of” ✧ LT2A/Cûm an-Idrisaith (an)
idrisaith “excessive love of gold and gems and beautiful and costly things” ✧ LT2A/Cûm an-Idrisaith