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'''Undómë''' was one of the [[Elves]]' names for the hour of star-opening at the end of the day: that is, dusk. [[Undómë]] was the [[Quenya]] name for this time, with the [[Sindarin]] equivalent being [[aduial]]. There was also a poetic [[Mannish]] translation, [[Evendim]] (that is, the dim light of evening). This word is the source of [[Arwen]]'s surname [[Undómiel]], which translates as '[[Evenstar]]'.
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'''Undómë''' was one of the [[Elves]]' names for the hour of star-opening at the end of the day: that is, dusk. [[Undómë]] was the [[Quenya]] name for this time, with the [[Sindarin]] equivalent being [[aduial]]. There was also a poetic [[Mannish]] translation, [[Evendim]] (that is, the dim light of evening).<ref>{{App|Calendars}}</ref>  This word is the source of [[Arwen]]'s surname [[Undómiel]], which translates as 'Evenstar'.
 
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Latest revision as of 09:18, 9 November 2012

Undómë was one of the Elves' names for the hour of star-opening at the end of the day: that is, dusk. Undómë was the Quenya name for this time, with the Sindarin equivalent being aduial. There was also a poetic Mannish translation, Evendim (that is, the dim light of evening).[1] This word is the source of Arwen's surname Undómiel, which translates as 'Evenstar'.

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Calendars"