18478Re: "athelas" and "orgel"
- Jul 15, 2007
>>"William Cloud Hicklin" <solicitr@...> wrote:unresolved, either, although the note in question...
>>>---"Merlin DeTardo" <emptyD@> wrote:
>>>So "athelas" is Sindarin, but with an unresolved etymology ...?
>> It's definitely Sindarin. I would suggest that the etymology isn't
Thanks very much for that explanation.
>>...it wouldn't be the only time OE found its way into the Elvishtongues: see CT's note on Orgel in Children of Hurin...
I can't find Orgel in the list of names at the back of _The Children
of Hurin_ -- which character is that?
Just kidding. Do you think Christopher Tolkien is right that it
was "too late" to change "Saeros" to "Orgol"?
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