Wednesday, January 26, 2011

A Tolkienesque Word

Alas, snow days and an avalanche of homework tend to fall on the same day, but I'm surrendering the scholarly quill for the moment to share my favorite word. I stumbled upon it in my textbook, A Biography of the English Language by C.M. Millward:


It's means elf-bright or beautiful. I'm fairly certain this word is one of the primary reasons I am an English major!

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