S. Angrist pn. “Iron-cleaver”

S. Angrist, pn. “Iron-cleaver”

Beren’s knife (S/177), translated in the Silmarillion Index as “Iron-cleaver” (SI/Angrist), a combination of ang “iron” and the lenited form grist of crist “cleaver” (SA/anga, ris).

Conceptual Development: In Silmarillion drafts from the 1930s, this name was already as N. Angrist at its first appearance (LR/303).

References ✧ LT2I; SA/anga, ris; SI



ang “iron” ✧ SA/anga
crist “cleaver” soft-mutation
RIS “cut, cleave” ✧ SA/ris

N. Angrist pn. “Iron-cleaver”

See S. Angrist for discussion.

References ✧ LR/303; LRI


ang “iron”
crist “cleaver, sword” soft-mutation