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RIP is a Primitive Quendian root signifying "rush, fly, fling".[1]


  • Quenya: rimpa ("rushing, flying")[1]
  • Noldorin: rhib-, rhimp-, rhimmo ("to flow like a [?torrent]")[1]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Three: The Etymologies", p. 384 (root appearing as "RIP-")