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Riellë

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Examples:
 
Examples:
 
* [[Altáriel]] = "Maiden of the Radiant Garland"
 
* [[Altáriel]] = "Maiden of the Radiant Garland"
* [[Míriel]] = "Maiden of the Jeweled Garland"
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* [[Míriel Serindë|Míriel]] = "Maiden of the Jeweled Garland"
  
 
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From ''[[ría]]/[[rie]]'' "garland" and ''[[elle]]''.
 
From ''[[ría]]/[[rie]]'' "garland" and ''[[elle]]''.
 
==Inflections==
 
{{qya-decl-e|riell}}
 
{{qya-decl-ll|rie}}
 
  
 
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Revision as of 12:06, 1 March 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.

References

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