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Uinen

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A [[Maia]], the spouse of [[Ossë]], called the [[Lady of the Seas]]. Her hair is said to spread through the waters of all the world's oceans.
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'''Uinen''' was [[Ossë]]'s wife. She was a [[Maiar|Maia]] spirit known as "[[The Lady of the Sea]]".
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Her hair lies spread throughout all waters, and her love is given to the creatures that live in salt streams and also the weeds that grow there.  The mariners of [[Númenór]] would cry to her for help, because she was capable of calming Ossë, and they lived under her protection while their respect for the [[Valar]] endured.
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The [[Teleri]] had much love for Uinen, as she and Ossë had befriended them at the river [[Sirion]]. Uinen wept for the Teleri mariners after the kinslaying at [[Alqualondë]].

Revision as of 18:15, 20 November 2005

Uinen was Ossë's wife. She was a Maia spirit known as "The Lady of the Sea".

Her hair lies spread throughout all waters, and her love is given to the creatures that live in salt streams and also the weeds that grow there. The mariners of Númenór would cry to her for help, because she was capable of calming Ossë, and they lived under her protection while their respect for the Valar endured. The Teleri had much love for Uinen, as she and Ossë had befriended them at the river Sirion. Uinen wept for the Teleri mariners after the kinslaying at Alqualondë.