Tolkien Gateway

Yestarë

(Difference between revisions)
 
m
(10 intermediate revisions by 6 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
'First-day', 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; according to the [[Reckoning of Rivendell]], it fell on modern 28 March, while in the calendars of the [[Númenóreans]] and their descendants, its modern equivalent would be 22 December.
+
'''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.
 +
{{references}}
 +
{{DEFAULTSORT:Yestare}}
 +
[[Category:Quenya nouns]]
 +
[[Category:Elven days]]
 +
[[fi:Yestarë]]

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"