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Fimbrethil

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''Fimbrethil'' consists of the words ''[[fim]]'' and ''[[Brethil (Sindarin word)|brethil]]''.
 
''Fimbrethil'' consists of the words ''[[fim]]'' and ''[[Brethil (Sindarin word)|brethil]]''.
  
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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Different translations given by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] were: "slender-beech"<ref>{{App|F1iv}}</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, "The Languages and Peoples of the Third Age", "Of Other Races"
  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