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Fimbrethil

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'''Fimbrethil''' meaning "slim-birch"<ref>1966 Index</ref><ref>{{HM|AF}}</ref> was the [[Sindarin]] name of [[Wandlimb]], [[Treebeard]]'s long-lost [[Entwives|entwife]].   
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'''Fimbrethil''' was the [[Sindarin]] name of [[Wandlimb]], [[Treebeard]]'s long-lost [[Entwives|entwife]].   
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
''Fimbrethil'' contains the word ''[[brethil]]'' "birch" and also the otherwise unattested *''[[fim]]'' which has the meaning of "slim, slender".
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''Fimbrethil'' consists of the words ''[[fim]]'' and ''[[Brethil (Sindarin word)|brethil]]''.
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Different translations given by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] were: "slender-beech"<ref>{{HM|AF}}</ref>, "slim-birch"<ref>[[J.R.R. Tolkien]], ''[[1966 Index]]''</ref>, and "slender princess"<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 82</ref>.
  
 
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Fimbrethil was the Sindarin name of Wandlimb, Treebeard's long-lost entwife.

Etymology

Fimbrethil consists of the words fim and brethil.

Different translations given by J.R.R. Tolkien were: "slender-beech"[1], "slim-birch"[2], and "slender princess"[3].

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, 1966 Index
  3. 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
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Treebeard (Fangorn) · Leaflock (Finglas) · Skinbark (Fladrif) · Quickbeam (Bregalad) · Beechbone · Fimbrethil (Wandlimb)