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rhî is a Noldorin word meaning "crown".[1]

[edit] Etymology

Noldorin rhî is a descendant form of Old Noldorin ríge, deriving from root RIG.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 383
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part Two" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 46, July 2004, p. 11