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Eruhíni (sing. Eruhin) is the Quenya term for the Children of Ilúvatar, Elves and Men.[1]


It contains the name Eru, the One (a name for Ilúvatar) and hín, 'child'.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar: Appendix D. *Kwen, Quenya, and the Elvish (especially Ñoldorin) words for 'Language': Note on the 'Language of the Valar'", p. 403