N. Gwathfuin-Daidelos loc. “Deadly Nightshade”

N. Gwathfuin-Daidelos, loc. “Deadly Nightshade”

An earlier name for S. Deldúwath appearing in Silmarillion drafts from the 1930s, glossed “Deadly Nightshade” (LR/133) or “Night of Dread’s Shadow” (LR/406). It is a combination of gwath¹ “shade”, fuin “night” and Daedhelos “Shadow of Fear”.

See S. Deldúwath for further discussion.

References ✧ LR/133, 147, 406; LRI/Fuin Daidelos, Gwathfuin-Daidelos; SM/311; SMI/Gwath-Fuin-daidelos, Math-Fuin-delos

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gwath¹ “shade”
fuin “night, dead of night”
Daedhelos “Shadow of Fear”

N. Math-Fuin-delos loc. “Deadly Nightshade”

Earliest name for S. Deldúwath appearing in Silmarillion drafts from the early 1930s, glossed “Deadly Nightshade” (SM/299). It is a combination of G. math “dusk”, N. fuin “night” and a variant form delos of deloth “abhorrence”.

See S. Deldúwath for further discussion.

References ✧ SM/299, 311; SMI/Gwath-Fuin-daidelos, Math-Fuin-delos

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G. math “dusk”
fuin “night, dead of night”
deloth “abhorrence, detestation, loathing”