N. Hithliniath loc. “Pools of Mist”

N. Hithliniath, loc. “Pools of Mist”

A Noldorin name for Ilk. Umboth Muilin in Silmarillion drafts from the 1930s, translated “Pools of Mist” (LR/262, footnote). In The Etymologies it was given as a combination of hîth “mist” and the lenited class-plural of lhîn “pool” (Ety/KHIS).

See S. Aelin-uial for further discussion.

References ✧ Ety/KHIS, MBOTH; LR/262; LRI; WJI



hîth “mist” ✧ Ety/KHIS
lhîn “pool” soft-mutation class-plural ✧ Ety/KHIS (liniath)