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Anarrima was one of the constellations of stars set in the heavens of Arda by Varda.

History Edit

Anarrima was created by Varda from the ancient stars in preparation for the Awakening of the Elves and as with Wilwarin, Soronúmë, and Menelmacar, she set them in the heavens as signs to come.[1][2]

Etymology Edit

In Quenya, Anarrima means "Sun-border", from anar ("sun") and rima ("edge, border").[3]


References Edit

  1. The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Chapter III: "Of the Coming of the Elves and the Captivity of Melkor"
  2. The History of Middle-earth, Vol. 10: Morgoth's Ring, The Later Quenta Silmarillion, The First Phase, "Of the Coming of the Elves"
  3. The History of Middle-earth, Vol. 5: The Lost Road and Other Writings, Part Three: "The Etymologies"
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