N. Isfin f.

N. Isfin, f.

Name of Aredhel in Silmarillion drafts from the 1930s (SM/15, LR/223). In The Etymologies, it was given as a combination of ist “knowledge” and ON. phinya “skill” (Ety/IS, PHIN).

See S. Aredhel for further discussion.

References ✧ Ety/IS, PHIN; LRI; MR/182; MRI; PMI; SMI/Aredhel, Isfin; WJ/317; WJI/Isfin, Rodwen

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ist “lore, knowledge” ✧ Ety/IS
ON. phinya “skillful” suffix ✧ Ety/PHIN (-phini)
ᴹ√PHIN “nimbleness, skill” ✧ Ety/IS
ᴹ√IS “*know” ✧ Ety/PHIN

G. Isfin f. “Snow-locks, Exceeding-cunning”

References ✧ LBI; LT2A/Isfin; LT2I/Aredhel, Isfin; PE13/103; PE15/28

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