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Meássë, an Ainu only appearing in the earliest versions of the legendarium, is described as the "Warrior goddess" and an "Amazon with bloody arms". She was the "fierce sister" of Makar.
Meássë is a Qenya name, deriving from the root MEHE ("ooze?") and related to the word mear ("gore"). One of her other names was Rávi (related to ravennë "she-lion").
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, Appendix: Names in the Lost Tales – Part I, p. 260