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Rhîw is the Sindarin name for winter, and is called Hrívë in Quenya. In the Reckoning of Rivendell it was fifth of the six "seasons", and corresponded more or less to the 72 days between 1 December and 10 February in the Shire Calendar.[1]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Calendars"