N. mith² n. “white fog, wet mist” (Category: Mist, Fog, Haze)
A word in The Etymologies of the 1930s glossed “white fog, wet mist” derived from the root ᴹ√MITH (Ety/MITH). As a later addition to this entry, Tolkien instead gave N. mith “grey”, and that was how this word was typically used in Tolkien’s later writings.
Reference ✧ Ety/MITH ✧ mith “white fog, wet mist”
|ᴹ√MITH > mith||[mitʰi] > [mitʰe] > [miθe] > [miθ]||✧ Ety/MITH|