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'''''rî''''' (plural '''''rhî''''') is a [[Sindarin]] noun meaning ''crown''.  This root is evident, among other instances, in the name ''[[Galadriel#Etymology]]'' ("Maiden crowned with radiant garland", roughly).
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'''''rî''''' is a [[Sindarin]] word meaning "wreath, garland".<ref name=Shibb>{{PM|Shibboleth}}, p. 347</ref>
  
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==Etymology==
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The word is a descendant form of [[Primitive Quendian]] ''rīgā'', deriving from the [[Common Eldarin]] [[Sundocarme|stem]] [[RIG]] ("twine, wreathe").<ref name=Shibb/>
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==Examples==
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*''[[Galadriel#Etymology|Galad'''ri'''el]]''<ref name=Shibb/>
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==Cognates==
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*[[Quenya]]/[[Telerin]] ''[[ría]]''
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==See also==
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*[[Noldorin]] ''[[rhî]]'' ("crown")
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*[[Quenya]] ''[[rië]]''
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[[Category:Sindarin nouns]]

Latest revision as of 20:43, 19 October 2012

is a Sindarin word meaning "wreath, garland".[1]

[edit] Etymology

The word is a descendant form of Primitive Quendian rīgā, deriving from the Common Eldarin stem RIG ("twine, wreathe").[1]

[edit] Examples

[edit] Cognates

[edit] See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "XI. The Shibboleth of Fëanor", p. 347