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| etymology=[[Q.]] ''[[vinya]]'' "young, new" + ''[[-mbar|mar]]'' "house, home, dwelling"
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| etymology=[[Quenya|Q.]] ''[[vinya]]'' "young, new" + ''[[-mbar|mar]]'' "house, home, dwelling"
 
| type=City
 
| type=City
 
| location=South [[Nevrast]], [[Mount Taras|Mt. Taras]]
 
| location=South [[Nevrast]], [[Mount Taras|Mt. Taras]]
| inhabitants=[[Noldor]] of [[Turgon the Wise|Turgon]]
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| inhabitants=[[Noldor]] of [[Turgon]]
| realms=[[Turgon the Wise|Turgon]]
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| description=City on the slopes of Mt. Taras
 
| description=City on the slopes of Mt. Taras
 
| events=Coming of [[Tuor]]
 
| events=Coming of [[Tuor]]
 
| references=''[[Of Tuor and his Coming to Gondolin]]'', ''[[The Silmarillion]]''
 
| references=''[[Of Tuor and his Coming to Gondolin]]'', ''[[The Silmarillion]]''
 
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'''Vinyamar''' ([[Quenya|Q]], pron. {{IPA|[ˈviɲamar]}}) was a settlement built by [[Turgon of Gondolin|Turgon]] in [[Nevrast]], on the slopes of [[Mount Taras]], at the beginning of the [[First Age]]. It was the first recorded [[Ñoldor]] stone construction as they arrived in [[Middle-earth]]. The name is [[Quenya]] for "New Home". Vinyamar's population was primarily Ñoldorin, with a large influx of [[Sindar]]in elves.
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'''Vinyamar''' ([[Quenya|Q]], pron. {{IPA|[ˈviɲamar]}}) was a settlement built by [[Turgon]] in [[Nevrast]], on the slopes of [[Mount Taras]], at the beginning of the [[First Age]]. It was the first recorded [[Noldor|Ñoldor]] stone construction as they arrived in [[Middle-earth]]. The name is [[Quenya]] for "New Home". Vinyamar's population was primarily Ñoldorin, with a large influx of [[Sindar]]in elves.
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
The city was abandoned about 125 years after the rising of the [[Sun]] at [[Ulmo]]'s behest, who told Turgon that he and his people must seek a another home that would be hidden from the eyes of [[Morgoth]].  
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The city was abandoned about 125 years after the rising of the [[Sun]] at [[Ulmo]]'s behest, who told Turgon that he and his people must seek another home that would be hidden from the eyes of [[Morgoth]].  
  
 
Vinyamar was abandoned and fell into decay, but when [[Tuor]] was guided there by Ulmo he still found remnants of the great city.
 
Vinyamar was abandoned and fell into decay, but when [[Tuor]] was guided there by Ulmo he still found remnants of the great city.
  
==Inflection==
 
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[[Category:Quenya locations]]
 
[[Category:Quenya locations]]
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Vinyamar
Physical Description
TypeCity
LocationSouth Nevrast, Mt. Taras
RealmsTurgon
InhabitantsNoldor of Turgon
DescriptionCity on the slopes of Mt. Taras
General Information
EtymologyQ. vinya "young, new" + mar "house, home, dwelling"
EventsComing of Tuor
ReferencesOf Tuor and his Coming to Gondolin, The Silmarillion

Vinyamar (Q, pron. [ˈviɲamar]) was a settlement built by Turgon in Nevrast, on the slopes of Mount Taras, at the beginning of the First Age. It was the first recorded Ñoldor stone construction as they arrived in Middle-earth. The name is Quenya for "New Home". Vinyamar's population was primarily Ñoldorin, with a large influx of Sindarin elves.

History

The city was abandoned about 125 years after the rising of the Sun at Ulmo's behest, who told Turgon that he and his people must seek another home that would be hidden from the eyes of Morgoth.

Vinyamar was abandoned and fell into decay, but when Tuor was guided there by Ulmo he still found remnants of the great city.