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The original name of the second Clan of the Elves, [[Noldor]], before the [[Great March]]. The Clan-name, meaning 'Seconds' (q. cardinal <i>(t)atya</i> 'second') was derived from the name of the father of the Clan, [[Tata]] 'Two'. Tata was the second Elf-father tho awake at [[Cuiviénen]].  
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'''Tatyar''' was the original name of the second Clan of the Elves, [[Noldor]], before the [[Great March]]. The Clan-name, meaning 'Seconds' (q. cardinal ''(t)atya'' 'second') was derived from the name of the father of the Clan, [[Tata]] 'Two'. Tata was the second Elf-father tho awake at [[Cuiviénen]].  
  
 
The other original clans were [[Minyar]] 'Firsts', and [[Nelyar]] 'Thirds' according to the Elf-fathers [[Imin]] 'One' and [[Enel]] 'Three'.
 
The other original clans were [[Minyar]] 'Firsts', and [[Nelyar]] 'Thirds' according to the Elf-fathers [[Imin]] 'One' and [[Enel]] 'Three'.
  
Source: HoME XI, 380-381.
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==References==
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* ''[[The History of Middle-earth]]'', ''[[The War of the Jewels]]'', pg. 380-381
  
 
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Revision as of 22:49, 9 October 2007

Tatyar was the original name of the second Clan of the Elves, Noldor, before the Great March. The Clan-name, meaning 'Seconds' (q. cardinal (t)atya 'second') was derived from the name of the father of the Clan, Tata 'Two'. Tata was the second Elf-father tho awake at Cuiviénen.

The other original clans were Minyar 'Firsts', and Nelyar 'Thirds' according to the Elf-fathers Imin 'One' and Enel 'Three'.

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