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Eldamar

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'''Eldamar''' was the land of the [[Elves]] in [[Aman]].
 
'''Eldamar''' was the land of the [[Elves]] in [[Aman]].
 
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==Etymology==
 
Eldamar means "'''''Elvenhome'''''" in [[Quenya]] (from ''[[eldar|elda]]'' = "[[High-elves|High-elf]]" and ''[[már]]'' = "home").
 
Eldamar means "'''''Elvenhome'''''" in [[Quenya]] (from ''[[eldar|elda]]'' = "[[High-elves|High-elf]]" and ''[[már]]'' = "home").
  
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==Inspiration==
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The name is a direct translation of the mythological [[Wikipedia:Álfheimr|Elfhame]] (lit. "Elf-home") meaning "Elfland, [[Faery]]".
 
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Revision as of 07:34, 25 October 2009

Eldamar was the land of the Elves in Aman.

Etymology

Eldamar means "Elvenhome" in Quenya (from elda = "High-elf" and már = "home").

Inspiration

The name is a direct translation of the mythological Elfhame (lit. "Elf-home") meaning "Elfland, Faery".