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'''Findis''' and '''Irimë''' were [[Noldor|Elves]], daughters of [[Finwë]], [[High 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 of Gondolin|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]] ("Battle of Sudden Flame"). Neither appear in the published ''[[Silmarillion]]''.
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In earlier versions of the legendarium, Finwë and Indis had three daughters, '''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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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