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Ossë

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Ossë (from the Valarin Ošošai, Oššai) was a Maia associated with Ulmo. A spirit of the sea in the service of Ulmo, he guarded the waters around Middle-earth. Uinen was his wife, and he was a friend of Círdan the Shipwright.

Ossë was a friend of the Sindar, and was valued as high as the Valar by them.

In older versions of The Silmarillion, Ossë was a Vala in his own right, and often opposed the will of Ulmo.