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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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'''nimbi'''<ref>{{PE|17}}, pp. 19, 49</ref> is a [[Telerin]] word for "white".
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
Derived from [[PQ]] ''[[ninkwi]]'' [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[NIK-W]]<ref>{{HM|LR}}, [[The Etymologies|Etymologies]]</ref>
 
Derived from [[PQ]] ''[[ninkwi]]'' [[Sundocarmë|Root]] [[NIK-W]]<ref>{{HM|LR}}, [[The Etymologies|Etymologies]]</ref>
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*[[Sindarin]] ''[[nim]]''
 
*[[Sindarin]] ''[[nim]]''
 
{{references}}
 
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[[category:Primitive words]]
 
 
[[category:Telerin words]]
 
[[category:Telerin words]]

Revision as of 23:03, 15 July 2011

nimbi[1] is a 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