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'''Findis''' and '''Irimë''' were [[Elves]], daughters of [[Finwë]], king of the [[Noldor]] and [[Indis]]; sisters of [[Fingolfin]] and [[Finarfin]] and half-sisters of [[Fëanor]]. Findis was the first child of Finwë and Indis, and Irimë was the third one. Little is known about them except that Findis stayed with Indis and Finarfin in [[Valinor]], while Irimë went to Middle-earth with Fingolfin. Findis is a combination of her parents' names. Irimë's mother-name was '''Lalwendë''' or in shortened form '''Lalwen''', and by this name she was generally known. In some versions Irimë is called '''Irien''' which may have been her father-name.
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'''Írimë''' was a [[Noldo|Noldorin]] [[Elves|Elf]], daughter of [[Finwë]], [[High King of the Noldor]] and [[Indis]], his second wife. She was the sister of [[Fingolfin]] and [[Finarfin]] and half-sister of [[Fëanor]].<ref name="Shib">{{PM|Shibboleth}}, ''The names of Finwë's descendants''</ref>
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==History==
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Little is known about her, except that during the [[Exile of the Noldor]] Írimë went to [[Middle-earth]] with Fingolfin, while the rest of her siblings remained in [[Valinor]]. Írimë's fate is unknown, she may have been slain or returned to [[Aman]] after the [[Dagor Bragollach]].<ref name="Shib"/>
  
Irimë may have been the mother of Aranwë, who was in turn the father of [[Voronwë]].
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==Etymology==
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Írimë's [[Amilessë|mother-name]] was '''''Lalwendë''''' or in shortened form '''''Lalwen''''', and by this name she was generally known.<ref name="Shib"/> In some versions Írimë is called '''''Írien''''' which may have been her [[father-name]].<ref>{{PM|Shibboleth}}, note 28</ref>
  
Findis apparently still dwells in Aman. Irimë's fate is unknown, but she may have been slain or returned to [[Valinor]] after the [[Dagor Bragollach]]. Neither appear in the published ''[[Silmarillion]]''.
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==Genealogy==
 
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In earlier versions of the legendarium, Finwë and Indis had three daughters &mdash; '''Findis''', '''Faniel''' and '''Finvain'''. It remains unclear if the third daughter survived in the final conception of Finwë's family tree.
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{{familytree| | | | FEA | | FDS | | FIN | | IRM | | FIR | | |FIN=[[Fingolfin]]|FIR=[[Finarfin]]|FEA=[[Fëanor]]|FDS=[[Findis]]|IRM='''ÍRIMË'''}}
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Revision as of 12:23, 4 November 2012

Írimë
Noldo
Family
ParentageFinwë and Indis
SiblingsFëanor (half brother), Findis, Fingolfin, and Finarfin
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Írimë was a Noldorin Elf, daughter of Finwë, High King of the Noldor and Indis, his second wife. She was the sister of Fingolfin and Finarfin and half-sister of Fëanor.[1]

Contents

History

Little is known about her, except that during the Exile of the Noldor Írimë went to Middle-earth with Fingolfin, while the rest of her siblings remained in Valinor. Írimë's fate is unknown, she may have been slain or returned to Aman after the Dagor Bragollach.[1]

Etymology

Írimë's mother-name was Lalwendë or in shortened form Lalwen, and by this name she was generally known.[1] In some versions Írimë is called Írien which may have been her father-name.[2]

Genealogy

Míriel
 
 
 
Finwë
 
 
 
Indis
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fëanor
 
Findis
 
Fingolfin
 
ÍRIMË
 
Finarfin
 
 

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Shibboleth of Fëanor", The names of Finwë's descendants
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Shibboleth of Fëanor", note 28