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'''Lórellin''' was a tree-shadowed lake in the gardens of [[Irmo]], called [[Lórien in Valinor|Lórien]]. On an island in the lake, Lórien's spouse [[Estë]] sleeps each day.<ref>{{S|Vala}}</ref>
 
'''Lórellin''' was a tree-shadowed lake in the gardens of [[Irmo]], called [[Lórien in Valinor|Lórien]]. On an island in the lake, Lórien's spouse [[Estë]] sleeps each day.<ref>{{S|Vala}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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''Lórellin'' is [[Quenya]] for "Dream Pool", from ''lórë'' ("dream") + ''[[lin]]'' ("pool, mere").<ref>{{webcite|author=Paul Strack|articleurl=http://eldamo.org/content/words/word-2672383811.html|articlename=Q. ''Lórellin'' loc.|website=Eldamo|accessed=11 February 2020}}</ref>
 
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Revision as of 16:46, 11 February 2020

"Este" by Anna Kulisz

Lórellin was a tree-shadowed lake in the gardens of Irmo, called Lórien. On an island in the lake, Lórien's spouse Estë sleeps each day.[1]

Etymology

Lórellin is Quenya for "Dream Pool", from lórë ("dream") + lin ("pool, mere").[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Valaquenta: Account of the Valar and Maiar According to the Lore of the Eldar"
  2. Paul Strack, "Q. Lórellin loc.", Eldamo - An Elvish Lexicon (accessed 11 February 2020)