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S. #rîf n. “bark” (Category: Tree (other))

S. #rîf, n. “bark” (Category: Tree (other))
ᴱN. gwadh “bark, skin, peel”
G. dafros “bark, skin, peel”

A word for “bark” (or possibly “skin”) appearing only in the name S. Fladrif “Skinbark” (LotR/474).

Conceptual Development: Earlier “bark” words include G. padhwen “bark” (GL/63) and G. dafros “bark, skin, peel” (GL/29) from the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s, G. {daus >>} dâf “bark” in Gnomish Lexicon Slips (PE13/112), and ᴱN. {gwath “bark” >>} gwadh “bark, skin, peel” in Early Noldorin Word-lists of the 1920s (PE13/146).

Reference ✧ LotR/474 ✧ #rif “bark”

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G. padhwen n. “bark” (Category: Tree (other))

A noun for “bark” in the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s (GL/63), apparently based on the early root ᴱ√PARA [PAÐA?] which might mean “peel” (QL/72).

Reference ✧ GL/63 ✧ “bark”