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Talk:Leonid Korablev Calendar

Revision as of 01:53, 30 June 2011 by Mithrennaith (Talk | contribs)


Although the basic etymology of asta seems to be ‘part, division’ [‍Vinyar Tengwar, Number 42, July 2001, pp. 20, 30; Vinyar Tengwar, Number 48, December 2005, p. 11], its use in calendars and chronology is attested only for the months of the Númenórean calendar, 12 to a year, and not for the divisions of the Eldarin year, as seen in the Calendar of Imladris, into 6 “periods that might be regarded either as long months or short seasons” [‍J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D]. Therefor I feel it is inappropriate to use astar to designate the ‘long months’/‘short seasons’ of the Calendar of Imladris in opposition to the Númenórean months. I have therefor removed this usage. — Mithrennaith 01:45, 30 June 2011 (UTC)