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Months in the Bree Calendar
  1. Frery* (January)
  2. Solmath (February)
  3. Rethe (March)
  4. Chithing* (April)
  5. Thrimidge (May)
  6. Lithe* (June)
  7. Mede* (July)
  8. Wedmath (August)
  9. Harvestmath* (September)
  10. Wintring* (October)
  11. Blooting* (November)
  12. Yulemath* (December)
*Differ from Shire names.

Chithing was the fourth month of the year according to the calendars of Bree and the Eastfarthing, approximately equivalent to modern April. It corresponds to Astron in the Shire Calendar.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Chithing represents ciðing "germinating".[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Calendars"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.) An Introduction to Elvish, Giving of Names, p. 228