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Írimë

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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]

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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]

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.[3]

Genealogy

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

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
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Shibboleth of Fëanor", note 26