720Re: [Lambengolmor] Peredhil - translation??
- Aug 10, 2004On Mon, 09 Aug 2004 14:06:29 -0000, Suzane Ritch wrote:
> A discussion has come up between myself and a friendAs being the other half in this discussion, I always assumed that
> regarding the correct meaning of the word _peredhil_.
with _Peredhil_ Tolkien meant 'Half-elven' as a union between man
My question is: what would be the correct name for an
edain/Maia? Maiar are not elves so that is why I thought the
use of _Peredhil_ for this union was kind of awkward.
"If I stayed beside you, love would lead me, not wisdom.
Beleg Cúthalion to Túrin Turambar, The Silmarillion,
the Tale of Túrin Turambar.
[There are no unions of a Maia and a Man in Tolkien's
mythology, so I doubt he ever coined a term for the issue
of such a pairing; certainly none appear in the published
material. -- PHW]
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