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An [[Elf]] of [[Teleri|Telerin]] origin (also named [[Dan]]), who set out on the [[Great Journey]] from [[Cuiviénen]]. When the [[Teleri]] reached the Great River [[Anduin]], and saw the [[Misty Mountains]] across their path to the west, he fell away from the Journey, and led a part of the Teleri south down the [[Vales of Anduin]] to found the people known as the [[Nandor]].
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'''Lenwë''' ([[Quenya|Q]], pron. {{IPA|[ˈlenwe]}}; also named '''Dan''') was an [[Elves|Elf]] of [[Teleri|Telerin]] origin who set out on the [[Great Journey]] from [[Cuiviénen]]. When the [[Teleri]] reached the Great River [[Anduin]] and saw the [[Misty Mountains]] across their path to the west, they fell away from the Journey.  Lenwë led a part of the Teleri south down the [[Vales of Anduin]].  Lenwë's people afterwards became known as the [[Nandor]].
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Lenwë had a son, [[Denethor of the Nandor|Denethor]], who eventually crossed the Misty Mountains with a group of his father's people.<ref>{{S|Captivity}}</ref>
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Revision as of 12:35, 4 November 2012

Lenwë
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Lenwë (Q, pron. [ˈlenwe]; also named Dan) was an Elf of Telerin origin who set out on the Great Journey from Cuiviénen. When the Teleri reached the Great River Anduin and saw the Misty Mountains across their path to the west, they fell away from the Journey. Lenwë led a part of the Teleri south down the Vales of Anduin. Lenwë's people afterwards became known as the Nandor.

Lenwë had a son, Denethor, who eventually crossed the Misty Mountains with a group of his father's people.[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of the Elves and the Captivity of Melkor"