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'''''rim''''' is a [[Sindarin]] word meaning "host",<ref>{{L|144}}, p. 178 (form ''rim'')</ref><ref>{{L|297}}, p. 382 (form ''rĩm'')</ref> or "a people of one kind or origin".<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 190 (form ''rim'')</ref>
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'''''rim''''' is a [[Sindarin]] word meaning "host",<ref>{{L|144}}, p. 178 (form ''rim'')</ref><ref>{{L|297}}, p. 382 (form ''rĩm'')</ref> or "a people of one kind or origin".<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 190 (form ''rim'')</ref> '''''rim(b)''''' is glossed as "great number".<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 50</ref>
  
 
The word often appears in compound names as the suffix '''''-rim''''', denoting "a group".<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 62 (form ''-rim'')</ref>
 
The word often appears in compound names as the suffix '''''-rim''''', denoting "a group".<ref>{{PE|17}}, p. 62 (form ''-rim'')</ref>
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Sindarin]] ''[[gwaith]]''
 
*[[Sindarin]] ''[[gwaith]]''
*[[Sindarin]] ''[[rimb]]''
 
 
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[[Category:Sindarin nouns]]  
 
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rim is a Sindarin word meaning "host",[1][2] or "a people of one kind or origin".[3] rim(b) is glossed as "great number".[4]

The word often appears in compound names as the suffix -rim, denoting "a group".[5]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 144, (dated 25 April 1954), p. 178 (form rim)
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 297, (dated August 1967), p. 382 (form rĩm)
  3. 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. 190 (form rim)
  4. 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. 50
  5. 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. 62 (form -rim)