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Niphred

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'''niphred''' is a [[Noldorin]] word meaning "fear, pallor"
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'''niphred''' is a [[Noldorin]] word meaning "fear, pallor".
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
The word contains the element ''[[nim]]'' "white"
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The word contains the element ''[[nim]]'' "white".
  
 
[[OS]] *''nimphrita'', [[Common Telerin|CT]] *''nimprita'', [[PQ]] *''ninkwiritâ'' ([[root]] [[NIKW]])
 
[[OS]] *''nimphrita'', [[Common Telerin|CT]] *''nimprita'', [[PQ]] *''ninkwiritâ'' ([[root]] [[NIKW]])
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==Examples==
 
==Examples==
 
*''[[Niphredil]]'' "little pallor"
 
*''[[Niphredil]]'' "little pallor"
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Latest revision as of 11:40, 9 November 2012

niphred is a Noldorin word meaning "fear, pallor".

[edit] Etymology

The word contains the element nim "white".

OS *nimphrita, CT *nimprita, PQ *ninkwiritâ (root NIKW)

[edit] Examples