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mornië (or mornie) is a Quenya noun meaning "darkness; dark, blackness".[1][2][3]

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[edit] Examples

"ar sindanóriello caita mornië ('and out of a grey country darkness lies')"


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "Farewell to Lórien" (form: mornië)
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Donald Swann, The Road Goes Ever On, "Namárië" (HarperCollins 2002; pp. 23, 67; form: mornië)
  3. 3.0 3.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Words, Phrases and Passages in Various Tongues in The Lord of the Rings", in Parma Eldalamberon XVII (edited by Christopher Gilson), p. 73 (form: mornie)