S. Gwaith-i-Mírdain pn. “People of the Jewel Smiths”

S. Gwaith-i-Mírdain, pn. “People of the Jewel Smiths”

The Elves in Eregion led by Celebrimbor in the Second Age, translated “People of the Jewel Smiths” (S/286). This name is a combination of gwaith “people”, the elided plural definite article of “the” and the plural of otherwise unattested mírdan “jewel smith” (SA/gwaith, mîr).

References ✧ S/286; SA/gwaith, mîr; SI; UTI



gwaith “people; region” ✧ SA/gwaith
“the” plural
#mírdan “jewel smith” plural ✧ UTI/Gwaith-i-Mírdain (Mírdain)
mîr “jewel, precious thing, treasure” ✧ SA/mîr