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'''nimpi''' later '''nimbi'''<ref>{{PE|17}}, pp. 19, 49</ref> is a [[Common Telerin]] word for "white"
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'''nimpi''' later '''nimbi'''<ref>{{PE|17}}, pp. 19, 49</ref> is a [[Common Telerin]] word for "white".
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
Derived from [[PQ]] ''[[ninkwi]]'' [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[NIK-W]]<ref>{{HM|LR}}, [[Etymologies]]</ref>
 
Derived from [[PQ]] ''[[ninkwi]]'' [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[NIK-W]]<ref>{{HM|LR}}, [[Etymologies]]</ref>
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Revision as of 23:43, 26 September 2010

nimpi later nimbi[1] is a Common Telerin word for "white".

Etymology

Derived from PQ ninkwi Root NIK-W[2]

Derivation

References

  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), pp. 19, 49
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Etymologies