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Riellë

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'''''riellë''''' or '''''riel''''' is a noun in [[Quenya]] meaning "a maiden crowned with a festival garland", or more simply "garlanded maiden". Compare with ''[[rî]]'' in [[Sindarin]].
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'''''riellë''''' or '''''riel''''' is a noun in [[Quenya]] and [[Telerin]] meaning "a maiden crowned with a festival garland"<ref>{{HM|PM}} p.347</ref>, or more simply "garlanded maiden". Compare with ''[[rî]]'' in [[Sindarin]].
  
 
Examples:
 
Examples:
 
* [[Altáriel]] = "Maiden of the Radiant Garland"
 
* [[Altáriel]] = "Maiden of the Radiant Garland"
 
* [[Míriel]] = "Maiden of the Jeweled Garland"
 
* [[Míriel]] = "Maiden of the Jeweled Garland"
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==Etymology==
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Possible [[Primitive Elvish]] form *''rîgellê'' from the [[root]] [[RIG]].
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From ''[[ría]]/[[rie]]'' "garland" and ''[[elle]]''.
  
 
==Inflections==
 
==Inflections==
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{{qya-decl-ll|rie}}
 
{{qya-decl-ll|rie}}
  
== References ==
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* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
 
* ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' by [[Ruth S. Noel]]
 
* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]]
 
* [http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/qlist.htm Quenya Corpus Wordlist] edited by [[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]]
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{{DEFAULTSORT:Rielle}}
 
[[Category:Quenya nouns]]
 
[[Category:Quenya nouns]]
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[[Category:Telerin nouns]]

Revision as of 13:14, 31 January 2010

riellë or riel is a noun in Quenya and Telerin meaning "a maiden crowned with a festival garland"[1], or more simply "garlanded maiden". Compare with in Sindarin.

Examples:

  • Altáriel = "Maiden of the Radiant Garland"
  • Míriel = "Maiden of the Jeweled Garland"

Etymology

Possible Primitive Elvish form *rîgellê from the root RIG.

From ría/rie "garland" and elle.

Inflections

Template:Qya-decl-e Template:Qya-decl-ll

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth p.347