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Atarincë or Atarinkë was the mother-name of Curufin, fourth son of Fëanor. It is translated as "little father" since he bore great physical resemblance to his father (and later to his father in mind).[1]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Shibboleth of Fëanor", The names of the Sons of Fëanor with the legend of the fate of Amrod, p. 353