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crist means "cleaver, sword" in Noldorin.[1]

Didier Willis has suggested that crist (retaining the same meaning) could be valid Neo-Sindarin.[2]

[edit] Etymology


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies", p. 365
  2. Didier Willis, "Hiswelókë's Sindarin Dictionary", (accessed 15 September 2012)
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, "Addenda and Corrigenda to the Etymologies — Part One" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter and Patrick H. Wynne), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 45, November 2003, p. 23