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'''Hevensday''' (archaic form ''Hevenesdei'') was the fifth day of the week in the [[Shire Calendar]]. ''Hevensday'' is translated Wednesday in ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]''.<ref>{{App|Calendars}}</ref>
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'''Hevensday''' (or '''Hensday'''; archaic form ''Hevenesdei'') was the fifth day of the week in the [[Shire Calendar]]. It represented the [[Númenórean]] day ''[[Ormenel]]'', dedicated to ''[[Menel]]'', the heavens.<ref name=cal>{{App|Calendars}}</ref>
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After the reform of [[Isengrim Took II]],<ref name=cal/> dates such as [[1 June]] and [[1 December]] always fell on Hevensday.
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==Etymology==
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''Hevensday'' represents an archaic [[Hobbitish]] form "Hevenesdei", a word preserved in the [[Yellowskin]].<ref name=cal/>
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''Hevensday'' is translated as "Wednesday" in ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]''.<ref name=cal/>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 07:03, 19 September 2013

Days in the Shire Calendar
  1. Sterday
  2. Sunday
  3. Monday
  4. Trewsday
  5. Hevensday
  6. Mersday
  7. Highday

Hevensday (or Hensday; archaic form Hevenesdei) was the fifth day of the week in the Shire Calendar. It represented the Númenórean day Ormenel, dedicated to Menel, the heavens.[1]

After the reform of Isengrim Took II,[1] dates such as 1 June and 1 December always fell on Hevensday.

[edit] Etymology

Hevensday represents an archaic Hobbitish form "Hevenesdei", a word preserved in the Yellowskin.[1]

Hevensday is translated as "Wednesday" in The Lord of the Rings.[1]

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Calendars"
The Days of the Week in Arda
 Elvish week (Quenya):  1. Elenya 2. Anarya 3. Isilya 4. Aldúya 5. Menelya 6. Valanya (Tárion)
Elvish week (Sindarin):  1. Orgilion 2. Oranor 3. Orithil 4. Orgaladhad 5. Ormenel 6. Orbelain (Rodyn)
Númenórean week (Quenya):  1. Elenya 2. Anarya 3. Isilya 4. Aldëa 5. Menelya 6. Eärenya 7. Valanya
Númenórean week (Sindarin):  1. Orgilion 2. Oranor 3. Orithil 4. Orgaladh 5. Ormenel 6. Oraearon 7. Orbelain
Hobbit week (archaic):  1. Sterrendei 2. Sunnendei 3. Monendei 4. Trewesdei 5. Hevenesdei 6. Meresdei 7. Hihdei
Hobbit week (late T.A.):  1. Sterday 2. Sunday 3. Monday 4. Trewsday 5. Hevensday (Hensday) 6. Mersday 7. Highday