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

History

Wilwarin like Soronúmë, Anarrima, and Menelmacar was a collection of stars gathered by Varda before the Awakening of the Elves and set in the heavens as signs to come.[1]

Etymology

Wilwarin is a Quenya word that meant 'butterfly'.[2]

Behind the scenes

Wilwarin is comparable to the constellation Cassiopeia.[2]

Translations

Foreign Language Translated name
Amharic ቭኢልዋሪን
Arabic ويلواران
Armenian Վիլվարին
Belarusian Cyrillic Ўілўарін
Bengali উইলবারীন
Bulgarian Cyrillic Вилщарин
Georgian ვილვარინი
Greek Ωιλωαριν
Gujarati વિલ્વિરિન
Hebrew וילווארין
Hindi विल्वरिन
Kannada ವಿಲ್ವಾರಿನ್
Kazakh Вильварин (Cyrillic) Vïl’varïn (Latin)
Korean 윌 와린
Kyrgyz Cyrillic Вилwарин
Laotian ຜລວະຣິນ
Macedonian Cyrillic Вилwарин
Marathi विल्वरिन
Mongolian Cyrillic Вилварин
Nepalese विल्वरिन
Persian ویلارین
Punjabi ਵਿਲਵੀਰਿਨ
Russian Вильварин
Sanskrit विल्वरिन्
Serbian Вилварин (Cyrillic) Vilvarin (Latin)
Sinhalese විල්වරන්
Tajik Cyrillic Вилварин
Tamil வில்வாரின்
Telugu విల్వరిం
Thai ฤลวะริน ?
Ukrainian Cyrillic Вілварін
Urdu ویلوارین
Uzbek Вилварин (Cyrillic) Vilvarin (Latin)
Yiddish ווילוואַרין


References

  1. The Silmarillion, Quenta Silmarillion, Chapter III: "Of the Coming of the Elves and the Captivity of Melkor"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Silmarillion, Index of Names
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