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Rië

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ríe or rie[1] is Quenya for "crown, garland"

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Etymology

Primitive Elvish form rigê from root RIG[2]

Cognates

Notes

The Etymologies mistakenly show the word with a short i[3]. However a version with short i has been attested elsewhere.

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), p. 182
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth p. 347
  3. Vinyar Tengwar, Number 46, July 2004, p. 11