N. Oelinuial loc. “Pools of Twilight”
Earlier name of S. Aelin-uial in The Etymologies from the 1930s (Ety/AY) appearing along with variants Elinuial (Ety/KHIS, MBOTH, MUY) and Lhîn Uial (Ety/MUY). All these names contain uial “twilight” as well as a word for “pools”, either the plural of oel or (plural?) lhîn. In the narratives of this period, however, the name already appeared in its later form Aelin-uial (LR/262).
See S. Aelin-uial for further discussion.
References ✧ Ety/AY, KHIS, MBOTH, MUY; EtyAC/KHIS, MUY; LR/262; LRI/Aelin-uial; TII/Aelinuial
|oel||“pool, lake”||plural||✧ Ety/AY (oelin)|
|ᴹ√YŪ||“two, both”||✧ Ety/AY|
Ilk. Umboth Muilin loc. “Twilight Meres, Veiled Pool”
Doriathrin precursor to S. Aelin-uial translated “Twilight Meres” (LR/262). In The Etymologies, it was translated “Veiled Pool” and given as a combination of umboth “large pool” and muilin “veiled” (Ety/MBOTH, MUY).
References ✧ Ety/KHIS, MBOTH, MUY; LR/262; LRI/Umboth Muilin; SMI/Umboth-muilin; WJI/Umboth Muilin
|umboth||“large pool”||✧ Ety/MBOTH|
|muilin||“secret, veiled”||✧ Ety/MBOTH; Ety/MUY|
G. Umboth-muilin loc. “Pools of Twilight”
References ✧ LBI/Umboth-Muilin; LT2/225; LT2A/Umboth-muilin; LT2I/Aelin-uial, Umboth-muilin