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The name Eönwë is [[Quenya]] in form<ref>{{HM|Guide}}, entry 'Eonwe'</ref><ref>{{webcite|website=Arda|articleurl=http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/quen-eng.htm|articlename=Quettaparma|authorname=[[Helge Fauskanger]]}}</ref> however the ancient [[Loremasters]] knew no [[Elvish]] etymology of the name, suggesting that it is probably of [[Valarin]] origin.<ref>{{WJ|Author}}; note that the original text discusses the character's earlier name, "Fionwe", which [[Christopher Tolkien]] considers a mistake.</ref><ref>{{webcite|website=Arda|articleurl=http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/Valarin.htm|articlename=Valarin|authorname=[[Helge Fauskanger]]}}</ref>
 
The name Eönwë is [[Quenya]] in form<ref>{{HM|Guide}}, entry 'Eonwe'</ref><ref>{{webcite|website=Arda|articleurl=http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/quen-eng.htm|articlename=Quettaparma|authorname=[[Helge Fauskanger]]}}</ref> however the ancient [[Loremasters]] knew no [[Elvish]] etymology of the name, suggesting that it is probably of [[Valarin]] origin.<ref>{{WJ|Author}}; note that the original text discusses the character's earlier name, "Fionwe", which [[Christopher Tolkien]] considers a mistake.</ref><ref>{{webcite|website=Arda|articleurl=http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/Valarin.htm|articlename=Valarin|authorname=[[Helge Fauskanger]]}}</ref>
  
See also the [[Quenya]] ending ''[[-wë]]''.<ref>{{MR|Myths}}</ref>
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See also the [[Quenya]] ending ''[[-wë]]''.<ref>{{MR|Myths}}</ref> an old word for "person", deriving from the [[root]] from [[EWE]].<ref>{{PM|XI}}</ref>
 
===Earlier names===
 
===Earlier names===
In earlier works, such as ''[[The Book of Lost Tales (disambiguation)|The Book of Lost Tales]]'', his name is '''Fiönwë''' which translates to "Son", from [[Qenya]] ''[[fion]]''.<ref name=LT>{{LT1|Appendix}}</ref> This possibly alludes to his previous conception as the son of Manwë.  
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In earlier works, such as ''[[The Book of Lost Tales (disambiguation)|The Book of Lost Tales]]'', his name is '''Fiönwë''' which translates to "Son", from [[Qenya]] ''[[fion]]''.<ref name=LT>{{LT1|Appendix}}</ref> This possibly alludes to his previous conception as the son of Manwë. His other name, '''Urion''', means "He of the [[Sun]]", from ''[[ur]]'' ("the Sun"), ''uru'' ("fire") or ''urin'' ("blazing"),<ref name=LT/> and the masculine suffix ''[[-ion]]''.<ref>{{PE|Eldarin}}</ref>
 
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His other early name, '''Urion''', means "He of the [[Sun]]", from ''[[ur]]'' ("the Sun"), ''uru'' ("fire") or ''urin'' ("blazing"),<ref name=LT/> and the masculine suffix ''[[-ion]]''.<ref>{{PE|Eldarin}}</ref>
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