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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 [[entwife]].   
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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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==Etymology==
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''Fimbrethil'' contains the word ''[[brethil]]'' "birch" and also the otherwise unattested *''[[fim]]'' which has the meaning of "slim, slender".
  
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Revision as of 09:27, 14 November 2009

Fimbrethil meaning "slim-birch"[1][2] was the Sindarin name of Wandlimb, Treebeard's long-lost entwife.

Etymology

Fimbrethil contains the word brethil "birch" and also the otherwise unattested *fim which has the meaning of "slim, slender".

References

  1. 1966 Index
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix F