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This article is about the star. For the Vanyar elf, see Elemmírë (elf).

Elemmírë was a star created by Varda signifying the Awakening of the Elves.

History

Like the rest of the new stars made by Varda just before the Awakening of the Elves, it was made from the silver dews of Telperion stored in the Wells of Varda.[1]

Etymology

Elemmírë means 'star-jewel' in Quenya a compound fusion of the two words 'elen' and 'mírë'; a situation in which n joined with m becomes mm.[2]


Stars in the Heavens

Alcarinquë | Borgil | Carnil | Elemmírë | Helluin | Luinil | Lumbar | Morwinyon | Néner | Star of Eärendil



References

  1. The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Chapter III: "Of the Coming of the Elves and the Captivity of Melkor"
  2. The Complete Guide to Middle-earth
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