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RIG is a Common Eldarin root signifying "twine, wreathe"[1] or "wreath, garland, crown"[2]. A detailed signification is given as "twine, especially of flower-garlands, or those of gems etc. made in their likeness".[3]

[edit] Derivatives

  • Quenya: -rīna ("garlanded, crowned"); rië ("garland"); riende[3]

[edit] Other versions

In the Etymologies appears the root RIG, with the descendant forms Quenya ríe ("crown") and Noldorin rhî ("crown") and rhîs ("queen").[4][5]

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Shibboleth of Fëanor", p. 347 (root appearing as "RIG")
  2. 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. 59 (root appearing as "√RIG-")
  3. 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings: Eldarin Roots and Stems", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 182 (root appearing as "√RIG-")
  4. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 383 (root appearing as "RIG-")
  5. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part Two" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 46, July 2004, p. 11