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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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'''Irimë''' 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]].  
  
Irimë may have been the mother of [[Aranwë]], who was in turn the father of [[Voronwë of Gondolin|Voronwë]].
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Little is known about her, except that during the [[Exile of the Noldor]] Irimë went to [[Middle-earth]] with Fingolfin, while the rest of her siblings remained in [[Valinor]]. Irimë's fate is unknown, she may have been slain or returned to [[Aman]] after the [[Dagor Bragollach]], "Battle of Sudden Flame". She does not appear in the published ''[[The Silmarillion|Silmarillion]]''.
  
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 ''[[The Silmarillion]]''.
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==Etymology==
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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]].
  
 
== Other Versions of the Legendarium ==
 
== Other Versions of the Legendarium ==
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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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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Irimë may have been the mother of [[Aranwë]], who was in turn the father of [[Voronwë of Gondolin|Voronwë]].
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==Genealogy==
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Revision as of 19:58, 8 August 2008

Irimë 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.

Little is known about her, except that during the Exile of the Noldor Irimë went to Middle-earth with Fingolfin, while the rest of her siblings remained in Valinor. Irimë's fate is unknown, she may have been slain or returned to Aman after the Dagor Bragollach, "Battle of Sudden Flame". She does not appear in the published Silmarillion.

Etymology

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.

Other Versions of the Legendarium

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.

Irimë may have been the mother of Aranwë, who was in turn the father of Voronwë.

Genealogy


 
Míriel
 
 
 
Finwë
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Indis
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fëanor
 
Findis
 
Fingolfin
 
IRIMË
 
Finarfin
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fingon
 
Elenwë
 
Turgon
 
Aredhel
 
Eöl
 
Argon
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tuor
 
Idril
 
 
 
 
 
Maeglin
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eärendil