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'''Nim''' means ''pale'' or ''white'' in [[Sindarin]].<ref name=PE17>{{PE|17}}, p. 19</ref>
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'''Nim''' means ''white'' in [[Sindarin]].<ref>{{S|Appendix}}</ref><ref name=PE17>{{PE|17}}, p. 19</ref>
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
''nim'' was historically derived from [[Telerin]] ''[[nimbi]]''.<ref name=PE17/>
 
''nim'' was historically derived from [[Telerin]] ''[[nimbi]]''.<ref name=PE17/>

Revision as of 23:46, 26 September 2010

Nim means white in Sindarin.[1][2]

Etymology

nim was historically derived from Telerin nimbi.[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 19