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[[Image:Atalantë.gif|left|85px]]'''''atalantë''''' is a [[Quenya]] word meaning "''the downfallen''".
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[[Image:Tengwar Atalantë.gif|left|150px]]'''''atalantë''''' is a [[Quenya]] word meaning "''the downfallen''".
  
 
'''Atalantë''' was the Quenya for [[Númenor]] after its [[Downfall of Númenor|Downfall]].  [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] called it "''a happy accident''", because it invokes the name ''Atlantis''.
 
'''Atalantë''' was the Quenya for [[Númenor]] after its [[Downfall of Númenor|Downfall]].  [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] called it "''a happy accident''", because it invokes the name ''Atlantis''.

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atalantë is a Quenya word meaning "the downfallen".

Atalantë was the Quenya for Númenor after its Downfall. Tolkien called it "a happy accident", because it invokes the name Atlantis.