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*ᴱ√FIRIŊI root. “necklace”

A hypothetical early root to explain words such as ᴱQ. firinga and G. fring “carcanet, necklace” (GL/36). The latter reappeared in Early Noldorin word lists from the 1920s as ᴱN. fring “necklace” (PE13/143), but in versions of the Silmarillion later in Tolkien’s life the Sindarin word for “necklace” was S. sigil (WJ/258). I think it is worth positing a Neo-Root ᴺ√FIRING to salvage some of these early words.