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Cormarë

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{{disambig-two|a day of celebration in the [[legendarium]]|series of books published by [[Walking Tree Publishers]]|[[Cormarë Series]]}}  
 
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'''Cormarë''' or "Ringday" was a day of celebrations in [[Fourth Age]] [[Gondor]]. It was held on [[22 September|September 22]] (or [[Yavannië]] 30) to celebrate the birthday of [[Frodo Baggins]], destroyer of [[the One Ring]].<ref>{{App|D2}}</ref>
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'''Cormarë''' or '''Ringday''' was a day of celebrations in [[Fourth Age]] [[Gondor]]. It was held on [[22 September|September 22]] (or [[Yavannië]] 30) to celebrate the birthday of [[Frodo Baggins]], destroyer of [[the One Ring]].<ref>{{App|D2}}</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
  
''Cormarë'' is a [[Quenya]] word, apparently containing the unattested word ''[[corma]]'' ("ring").<ref>{{webcite|author=[[Helge Fauskanger]]|articleurl=http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/eng-quen.rtf|articlename=English-Quenya Wordlist (Quettaparma Quenyanna)|dated=|website=Arda|accessed=25 June 2011}}</ref>
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''Cormarë'' is a [[Quenya]] word glossed as "Ringday", apparently containing the unattested word ''[[corma]]'' ("ring").<ref>{{webcite|author=[[Helge Fauskanger]]|articleurl=http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/eng-quen.rtf|articlename=English-Quenya Wordlist (Quettaparma Quenyanna)|dated=|website=Arda|accessed=25 June 2011}}</ref>
 
==Uses outside the legendarium==
 
==Uses outside the legendarium==
 
22 September is a popular "ceremonial" date for founding [[:Category:Tolkien Societies|Tolkien societies]]. [[Unquendor]] (the Netherlands), [[Eredain]] (Switzerland), [[Imladris, Danmarks Tolkienforening|Imladris]] (Denmark) and several others were founded on this day. Another ceremonial day is [[3 January]], the birthday of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].  
 
22 September is a popular "ceremonial" date for founding [[:Category:Tolkien Societies|Tolkien societies]]. [[Unquendor]] (the Netherlands), [[Eredain]] (Switzerland), [[Imladris, Danmarks Tolkienforening|Imladris]] (Denmark) and several others were founded on this day. Another ceremonial day is [[3 January]], the birthday of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].  
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Latest revision as of 22:02, 29 April 2012

This article is about a day of celebration in the legendarium. For the series of books published by Walking Tree Publishers, see Cormarë Series.

Cormarë or Ringday was a day of celebrations in Fourth Age Gondor. It was held on September 22 (or Yavannië 30) to celebrate the birthday of Frodo Baggins, destroyer of the One Ring.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Cormarë is a Quenya word glossed as "Ringday", apparently containing the unattested word corma ("ring").[2]

[edit] Uses outside the legendarium

22 September is a popular "ceremonial" date for founding Tolkien societies. Unquendor (the Netherlands), Eredain (Switzerland), Imladris (Denmark) and several others were founded on this day. Another ceremonial day is 3 January, the birthday of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Among fans, 22 September is also commonly observed as the Hobbit Day.

[edit] External links

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Calendars"
  2. Helge Fauskanger, "English-Quenya Wordlist (Quettaparma Quenyanna)" , Ardalambion (accessed 25 June 2011)