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Yestarë

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'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.
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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; 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.

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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; 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.