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'''Yestarë''', meaning 'First-day', was the name used in the [[Elves]]' calendars, and those derived from them, for the first day of the year. The actual date of yestarë varied from calendar to calendar.  
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'''Yestarë''', meaning "First-day", was the name used in the [[Elves]]' calendars, and those derived from them, for the first day of the year. The actual date of yestarë varied from calendar to calendar; in the [[Shire Calendar]], it was [[6 April]].<ref>{{App|Calendars}}</ref> It was the first day of spring and the renewal of nature.
 
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Revision as of 14:22, 13 November 2012

Yestarë, meaning "First-day", was the name used in the Elves' calendars, and those derived from them, for the first day of the year. The actual date of yestarë varied from calendar to calendar; in the Shire Calendar, it was 6 April.[1] It was the first day of spring and the renewal of nature.

References

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