ᴺS. !tiniath n. “group of stars, star-cluster, constellation” (Category: Star)
A neologism coined by Paul Strack in 2021 specifically for Eldamo, a class-plural form of S. tîn. This word refers only the entirety of specific group of stars; all stars that exist (or in the sky) would be S. giliath. As an ordinary class-plural, tiniath may also refer to any collection of sparkling things.
|S. tîn¹||“spark, sparkle, twinkle of stars”||class-plural|
A noun in the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s glossed “group of stars, star-cluster, constellation”, an elaboration of G. tinwin “small star” (GL/71).
References ✧ GL/71; LT1A/Tinwë Linto
|tinwin||“a small star”||✧ GL/70|