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'''Quellë''' is the [[Quenya]] name for autumn, also called [[Lasse-lanta]]; 54 days between modern 8 October and 30 November. Called [[Firith]] in [[Sindarin]].
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'''Quellë''' was the [[Quenya]] name for "fading", or late autumn; it was the fourth of the six "seasons" in the [[Reckoning of Rivendell]].  Alternatively it was also called [[Lasse-lanta]] or "leaf-fall".  Quellë corresponded to the 54 days between modern [[8 October]] and [[30 November]]. In [[Sindarin]], Quellë was called [[Firith]] and Lasse-lanta was called [[Narbeleth]] (which meant "sun-waning").<ref>{{App|Calendars}}</ref>
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Revision as of 18:29, 13 October 2012

Quellë was the Quenya name for "fading", or late autumn; it was the fourth of the six "seasons" in the Reckoning of Rivendell. Alternatively it was also called Lasse-lanta or "leaf-fall". Quellë corresponded to the 54 days between modern 8 October and 30 November. In Sindarin, Quellë was called Firith and Lasse-lanta was called Narbeleth (which meant "sun-waning").[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Calendars"