Meaning of Afterlithe in English:

Afterlithe

noun

rare
  • In Old English and early Middle English: = "July".

    Revived by J. R. R. Tolkien in the mid 20th century as the name of the seventh month of the year in the hobbit calendar.

Pronunciation

Afterlithe

/ˈɑːftəlʌɪð/ /ˈaftəlʌɪð/

Origin

Old English; earliest use found in Old English Martyrology. From after + Old English Līða name of the months June and July, literally ‘the second (of the two months called) Līða’.