From Tolkien Gateway

Nínui is the second month of the calendar of the Dúnedain. It was also called Nénimë in Quenya.[1] Both words mean as much as "Wet"[2] - presumably a reference to the late winter rains and their results.


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Calendars"
  2. Paul Strack, "S. Nínui n.", Eldamo - An Elvish Lexicon (accessed 23 July 2019)