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'''Taniquetil''' ([[Quenya]], pronounced {{IPA|[taˈnikʷetil]}}), the great '''Holy Mountain''', said to be the tallest peak in the world, stood among the [[Pelóri|Pelóri Mountains]] on the borders of [[Valinor]]. According to the ''[[Annals of Aman]]'', it was raised 3,450 [[Valian Years]] (or 33,000 solar years) after the [[Valar]] arrived in [[Aman]]. The mansions of [[Manwë]] and [[Varda]] were on this mountain, and the [[Vanyar]] came to dwell at its base.
 
'''Taniquetil''' ([[Quenya]], pronounced {{IPA|[taˈnikʷetil]}}), the great '''Holy Mountain''', said to be the tallest peak in the world, stood among the [[Pelóri|Pelóri Mountains]] on the borders of [[Valinor]]. According to the ''[[Annals of Aman]]'', it was raised 3,450 [[Valian Years]] (or 33,000 solar years) after the [[Valar]] arrived in [[Aman]]. The mansions of [[Manwë]] and [[Varda]] were on this mountain, and the [[Vanyar]] came to dwell at its base.
  
Also known as {'''Oron'''} '''Oiolossë''' ("{Mount of} Everlasting Whiteness", pronounced {{IPA|[(ˈoron) ˌoɪ.oˈlosse]}}) in [[Quenya]] and '''Amon Uilos''' in [[Sindarin]] (pronounced {{IPA|[ˈamon ˈuɪlos]}}).  In [[Valarin]] it was called '''Dâhan-igwiš-telgûn''', or less properly '''Dahanigwishtilgûn'''.
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Also known as {'''Oron'''} '''Oiolossë''' ("{Mount of} Everlasting Whiteness", pronounced {{IPA|[(ˈoron) ˌoɪ.oˈlosːe]}}) in [[Quenya]] and '''Amon Uilos''' in [[Sindarin]] (pronounced {{IPA|[ˈamon ˈuɪlos]}}).  In [[Valarin]] it was called '''Dâhan-igwiš-telgûn''', or less properly '''Dahanigwishtilgûn'''.
  
 
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Revision as of 09:13, 20 January 2010

Taniquetil by J.R.R. Tolkien

Taniquetil (Quenya, pronounced [taˈnikʷetil]), the great Holy Mountain, said to be the tallest peak in the world, stood among the Pelóri Mountains on the borders of Valinor. According to the Annals of Aman, it was raised 3,450 Valian Years (or 33,000 solar years) after the Valar arrived in Aman. The mansions of Manwë and Varda were on this mountain, and the Vanyar came to dwell at its base.

Also known as {Oron} Oiolossë ("{Mount of} Everlasting Whiteness", pronounced [(ˈoron) ˌoɪ.oˈlosːe]) in Quenya and Amon Uilos in Sindarin (pronounced [ˈamon ˈuɪlos]). In Valarin it was called Dâhan-igwiš-telgûn, or less properly Dahanigwishtilgûn.