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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]].  
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'''Írimë''' was a [[Noldo|Noldorin]] [[Elves|Elf]] who was the third child and daughter of [[Finwë]], [[High King of the Noldor]] and [[Indis]], his second wife. She was the sister of ''[[Findis]]'', [[Fingolfin]], and [[Finarfin]], as well as the half-sister of the infamous Noldorin lord [[Fëanor]].<ref name="Shib">{{PM|Shibboleth}}, ''The names of Finwë's descendants''</ref>
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==History==
 
==History==
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]]''.
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Little is known about Írimë, except that during the [[Exile of the Noldor]] she went to [[Middle-earth]] across the [[Helcaraxë]] with her elder brother Fingolfin of whom she was close to, 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 [[War of Wrath]].<ref name="Shib"/>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==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]].
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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>
 
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== Other Versions of the Legendarium ==
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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==
 
==Genealogy==
 
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{{familytree| MIR |~|y|~| FIN |~|y|~| IND | | | | | | | | | |FIN=[[Finwë]]</br><small>''d. {{YT|1495}}''</small>|IND=[[Indis]]</br><small>''b. {{YT}}''</small>|MIR=[[Míriel]]</br><small>''d. {{YT|1170}}''</small>}}
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{{familytree| | | | FEA | | FDS | | FIN | | IRM | | FIR | | |FIN=[[Fingolfin]]</br><small>''{{YT|1190}} - {{FA|456}}''</small>|FIR=[[Finarfin]]</br><small>''b. {{YT|1230}}''</small>|FEA=[[Fëanor]]</br><small>''{{YT|1169}} - {{YT|1497|n}}''</small>|FDS=[[Findis]]</br><small>''b. {{YT}}''</small>|IRM='''ÍRIMË'''</br><small>''b. {{YT}}''</small>}}
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Latest revision as of 00:58, 3 September 2016

Írimë
Noldo
Elawen Altariel - Írimë of Aman.jpg
"Írimë of Aman" by Elawen Altariel
Biographical Information
Other namesLalwendë (Q, mn), Lalwen, Írien
LocationAman, Middle-earth
AffiliationHouse of Fingolfin
LanguageQuenya, Sindarin
Birthbetween Y.T. 1190 and Y.T. 1230
Tirion
Family
ParentageFinwë and Indis
SiblingsFëanor (half-brother), Findis, Fingolfin, and Finarfin
Physical Description
GenderFemale
GalleryImages of Írimë

Írimë was a Noldorin Elf who was the third child and daughter of Finwë, High King of the Noldor and Indis, his second wife. She was the sister of Findis, Fingolfin, and Finarfin, as well as the half-sister of the infamous Noldorin lord Fëanor.[1]

Contents

[edit] History

Little is known about Írimë, except that during the Exile of the Noldor she went to Middle-earth across the Helcaraxë with her elder brother Fingolfin of whom she was close to, 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 War of Wrath.[1]

[edit] 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]

[edit] Genealogy

Míriel
d. Y.T. 1170
 
 
 
Finwë
d. Y.T. 1495
 
 
 
Indis
b. Y.T.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fëanor
Y.T. 1169 - 1497
 
Findis
b. Y.T.
 
Fingolfin
Y.T. 1190 - F.A. 456
 
ÍRIMË
b. Y.T.
 
Finarfin
b. Y.T. 1230
 
 


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