Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Dawn, in J.R.R. Tolkien's words

The Quenya word for dawn is ára. The word amaurëa (dawn, early day) is a poetic or archaic word from the Markirya Poem.

The Sindarin word for dawn is minuial (dawn, the time near dawn, when the stars fade).

There are additional words for sunrise.

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