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''fim'' derives from the [[Sundocarmë|root]] [[PHIM]], and is related to [[Quenya]] ''[[fimbi-]]''.<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 23</ref>
 
''fim'' derives from the [[Sundocarmë|root]] [[PHIM]], and is related to [[Quenya]] ''[[fimbi-]]''.<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 23</ref>
 
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fim is a Sindarin word meaning "slim, slender".[1] Examples:

[edit] Etymology

fim derives from the root PHIM, and is related to Quenya fimbi-.[2]

[edit] References

  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. 82
  2. 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