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Echuir

Echuir was the Sindarin name for the Stirring, the Elvish season that lay before Spring.[1][2] In the Reckoning of Rivendell it was the last season of the year, and corresponded more or less to the 54 days between 11 February and 4 April in the Shire Calendar.[3]

See also: Coirë

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "Part One: The End of the Third Age: XI. The Epilogue", pp. 128-9
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "Index I: To Part One The End of the Third Age" (entry "Stirring")
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Calendars"