Taniquetil (Quenya, pronounced [taˈnikʷetil]) was the peak of Oiolosse, the great Holy Mountain, said to be the tallest peak in the world. There is was built Ilmarin, the abode of Manwe and Varda.
The name means "high-snow-peak" and is analyzed as ta- (cf. tára), nique and tilde. Other names are Taniquetilde Tára or Elerrína.
In Valarin it was called Dâhan-igwiš-telgûn, or less properly Dahanigwištilgûn.
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