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The word derives from [[Common Eldarin]] ''[[phini-]]'' ("a single hair") and ''[[phindē]]'' ("a tress").<ref name=PM/>
 
The word derives from [[Common Eldarin]] ''[[phini-]]'' ("a single hair") and ''[[phindē]]'' ("a tress").<ref name=PM/>
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*[[Fingon#Etymology|'''''Finde'''káno'']]
  
 
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findë means "hair", or mor specifically "a tress or plait of hair", in Quenya.[1]

Etymology

The word derives from Common Eldarin phini- ("a single hair") and phindē ("a tress").[1]

Examples

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Shibboleth of Fëanor", pp. 345, 362