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'''Girithron''' is the [[Sindarin]] name for the twelfth month of the year, according to the calendars of [[Men]], following [[Hithui]] or [[Hísimë]]. On a modern calendar, Girithron ran between 21 November and 20 December.<ref>{{App|Calendars}}</ref>
 
'''Girithron''' is the [[Sindarin]] name for the twelfth month of the year, according to the calendars of [[Men]], following [[Hithui]] or [[Hísimë]]. On a modern calendar, Girithron ran between 21 November and 20 December.<ref>{{App|Calendars}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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The name apparently contains ''[[girith]]'' "shivering" and ''raun'' "[[moon]], month".<ref>{{webcite|author=[[David Salo]]|articleurl=http://groups.yahoo.com/group/elfling/message/36340;_ylc=X3oDMTM2Y2xrNnQwBF9TAzk3MzU5NzE0BGdycElkAzExMDg5ODcEZ3Jwc3BJZAMxNzA1MDE5ODQ0BG1zZ0lkAzM2MzQwBHNlYwNmdHIEc2xrA3Z0cGMEc3RpbWUDMTM0NTY4NjQ5MgR0cGNJZAMzNjM0MA--|website=[[Elfling]]|articlename=queren, ringare}}</ref>
  
 
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Girithron is the Sindarin name for the twelfth month of the year, according to the calendars of Men, following Hithui or Hísimë. On a modern calendar, Girithron ran between 21 November and 20 December.[1]

[edit] Etymology

The name apparently contains girith "shivering" and raun "moon, month".[2]

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Calendars"
  2. David Salo, "queren, ringare" , Elfling (accessed 2 October 2014)