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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>{{App|F1iv}}</ref>, "slim-birch"<ref>{{RK|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>{{RK|I2}}</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, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "Index: II Persons, Beasts and Monsters"
  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