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Helluin

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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 is a contraction of "Ice-blue" in Quenya (from helca = "ice" and luin = "blue").