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ARI is an Elvish root meaning "good, excellent, noble". The root also appears as ARA/RĀ, ARAT/ARAN.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Derived from root AR.

[edit] Derivatives


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings: Eldarin Roots and Stems", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 147