S. [N.] ^rim², n. “cold pool or lake (in mountains)”


N. rhim² n. “cold pool or lake (in mountains)”

this word provides an etymology for N. Mithrim “*Grey Lake”, but in later writings Tolkien explained it differently, deriving the name from the Elves that lived around the lake

Reference ✧ Ety/RINGI.037rhim “cold pool or lake (in mountains)”

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ᴹ√RINGI > rhimb > rhim [riŋgwi] > [riŋgwe] > [rimbe] > [rimb] > [r̥imb] > [r̥imb] > [r̥imm] > [r̥im] ✧ Ety/RINGI.037

ᴱN. rhim n. “ring, circle”

Reference ✧ PE13/152.6201 ✧ “ring, circle”

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