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'''''Nís''''' is a [[Quenya]] noun meaning "woman".  Its stem form is ''niss-''.
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'''''nís''''' (pl. '''''nissi''''') means "woman" in [[Quenya]], referring to an adult female – [[Elves|elf]], [[Men|mortal]], or of other [[Races|speaking race]].<ref>{{MR|Laws}}, p. 213</ref>
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==Etymology==
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PQ '' ndīse'' "bride" (from [[root]] NDIS)<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, '''NDIS-'''</ref>
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==Cognates==
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[dîs]]''
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Latest revision as of 23:22, 28 March 2013

nís (pl. nissi) means "woman" in Quenya, referring to an adult female – elf, mortal, or of other speaking race.[1]

[edit] Etymology

PQ ndīse "bride" (from root NDIS)[2]

[edit] Cognates

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth's Ring, "Part Three. The Later Quenta Silmarillion: (II) The Second Phase: Laws and Customs among the Eldar", p. 213
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", NDIS-