S. Lest Melian pn. “Girdle of Melian”
- S. Lest Melian, pn. “Girdle of Melian”
Name of the magical boundary that Melian placed around Doriath, translated “Girdle of Melian” (WJ/228). This name is combination of her name with the otherwise unattested noun lest “girdle”.
Conceptual Development: This name was first written as List Melian (WJ/228).
References ✧ WJ/228; WJI/List Melian
- Q. #Lestanórë “Doriath, (lit.) *Land of the Girdle” is possibly related to Lest Melian “Girdle of Melian”
- List Melian >> Lest Melian ✧ WJ/228