S. Ar-Feiniel f. “White Lady”

S. Ar-Feiniel, f. “White Lady”

A sobriquet of Aredhel translated “White Lady” (S/60). This name is probably a combination of ar(a)- “noble”, fain “white and shining [thing]” and the feminine suffix -iel¹ (as suggested by David Salo, GS/342).

See the entry for Aredhel for discussion of her other names.

References ✧ PM/362; PMI; S/60; SI/Aredhel, Ar-Feinel; WJ/318; WJI/Ar-Feiniel, Feiniel

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ar(a)- “noble, royal, high”
fain “white, shimmering, shining; dim, dimmed; filmy, fine-woven; (vague) apparition; cloud”
-iel¹ “feminine suffix; daughter”