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Q. [ᴹQ.] ilfirin, adj. “immortal”
See ᴹQ. ilfirin for discussion.
ᴹQ. ilfirin adj. “immortal”
Conceptual Development: Neither this word or its elements appear in Tolkien’s later writings, but its Sindarin cognate S. alfirin “immortal” does appear as the name of a flower (LotR/875, PE17/100, Let/402). Tolkien may have revised the etymology and meaning of the Sindarin word, however.
Reference ✧ Ety/PHIR.018 ✧ “immortal”
|firin||“dead (by natural cause)”||✧ Ety/PHIR.003|