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Girithron

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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]

Etymology

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

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Calendars"
  2. David Salo, "queren, ringare" , Elfling (accessed 21 September 2014)