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Aiwenórë

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'''Aiwenórë''', “Bird-land”, is the lower region of [[Vista]], the breathable air, and that part of the atmosphere wherein birds may fly.<ref>{{SM|5b}}</ref>
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'''Aiwenórë''', "Bird-land", is the lower region of [[Vista]], the breathable air, and that part of the atmosphere wherein birds may fly.<ref>{{SM|5b}}</ref>
 
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==Etymology==
In [[Quenya]], ''Aiwe'' means (small) bird, and ''nórë'' means “land” or “country”.
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In [[Quenya]], ''Aiwe'' means "(small) bird", and ''nórë'' means "land" or "country".
 
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Latest revision as of 23:23, 2 November 2012

Aiwenórë, "Bird-land", is the lower region of Vista, the breathable air, and that part of the atmosphere wherein birds may fly.[1]

[edit] Etymology

In Quenya, Aiwe means "(small) bird", and nórë means "land" or "country".

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Shaping of Middle-earth, "V. The Ambarkanta: Of the Fashion of the World"
Middle-earth Cosmology
 Constellations  Anarríma · Durin's Crown · Menelmacar · Remmirath · Soronúmë · Telumendil · Valacirca · Wilwarin
Stars  Alcarinquë · Borgil · Carnil · Elemmírë · Helluin · Luinil · Lumbar · Morwinyon · Nénar · Star of Eärendil · Til 
The Airs  Aiwenórë · Fanyamar · Ilmen · Menel · Vaiya · Veil of Arda · Vista
Narsilion  Arien · Moon (Isil, Ithil, Rána) · Sun (Anar, Anor, Vása) · Tilion
See Also  Abyss · Arda · Circles of the World · · Timeless Halls · Two Lamps · Two Trees · Void