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'''''chwind''''', alternatively '''''whinn''''', are [[Sindarin]] words meaning "[[Birches|birch]]" (the [[Quenya]] equivalent was ''[[hwinde]]''). The words were used in an 'ordinary non-mythological' sense, in contrast to the word ''[[Brethil (Sindarin word)|brethil]]''.<ref name=PE17>{{PE|17}}, p. 23</ref>  
 
'''''chwind''''', alternatively '''''whinn''''', are [[Sindarin]] words meaning "[[Birches|birch]]" (the [[Quenya]] equivalent was ''[[hwinde]]''). The words were used in an 'ordinary non-mythological' sense, in contrast to the word ''[[Brethil (Sindarin word)|brethil]]''.<ref name=PE17>{{PE|17}}, p. 23</ref>  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:04, 19 October 2012

chwind, alternatively whinn, are Sindarin words meaning "birch" (the Quenya equivalent was hwinde). The words were used in an 'ordinary non-mythological' sense, in contrast to the word brethil.[1]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 23