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Q. ríma n. “fillet, snood” (Category: Hat, Cap)

Q. ríma, n. “fillet, snood, *headband, hairnet” (Category: Hat, Cap)

A word glossed “fillet, snood” in 1968 notes on the name of Galadriel, derived from the √RIƷ “wind about, wreathe” (NM/353). A “fillet” is a ribbon or strip used as a headband for holding hair and “snood” is an older English word for a decorative hairnet.

Reference ✧ NM/353 ✧ “fillet, snood”



Phonetic Developments

RIƷ > ríma [riɣma] > [rīma] ✧ NM/353