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The name in [[Middle-earth]] for the star today known as the Dog Star, Sirius. Its name appears to mean 'ice-blue'.
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'''Helluin''' was the name in [[Middle-earth]] for the star known today as [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sirius Sirius], the "Dog Star". It was part of [[Telumehtar]], the name the [[Elves]] gave to the constellation ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orion_%28constellation%29 Orion]''.
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Helluin name means "Ice-blue" in [[Quenya]] (from ''[[helca]]'' = "ice" and ''[[luin]]'' = "blue").
  
 
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Revision as of 01:40, 16 July 2006

Helluin was the name in Middle-earth for the star known today as Sirius, the "Dog Star". It was part of Telumehtar, the name the Elves gave to the constellation Orion.

Helluin name means "Ice-blue" in Quenya (from helca = "ice" and luin = "blue").