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==Legacy==
 
==Legacy==
Her heirs, coming of the royal line of [[Númenor]]<ref>{{App|Numenor}}</ref>, led the [[Faithful]] to [[Middle-earth]] to found the Kingdoms of [[Arnor]] and [[Gondor]] centuries later. [[Aragorn]], the hero of the [[War of the Ring]], is her direct descendant through ''many'' generations.
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Her heirs, coming of the royal line of [[Númenor]]<ref>{{App|Numenor}}</ref>, centuries later they led the [[Faithful]] to [[Middle-earth]] to found the Kingdoms of [[Arnor]] and [[Gondor]]. [[Aragorn]], the hero of the [[War of the Ring]], is her direct descendant through ''many'' generations.
  
 
Her fillet would become part of the [[Elendilmir]], a sign of royalty in [[Númenor]] and later the crown of the Kingdom of [[Arnor]].<ref name=gladden/>
 
Her fillet would become part of the [[Elendilmir]], a sign of royalty in [[Númenor]] and later the crown of the Kingdom of [[Arnor]].<ref name=gladden/>
 
 
== Etymology ==
 
== Etymology ==
 
Silmariën's name is not given a translation, although its etymology is straightforward in [[Quenya]]. It may incorporate ''silma'' "silver, shining white;<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, entry [[SIL]]</ref> crystal (white)<ref>{{PE|17}}, p.23</ref>" and obviously ends in the feminine ending ''-rien'', apparently a variant of ''-ien'' (see ''-[[riel]]'').<ref>{{webcite|author=[[Helge Fauskanger]]|articleurl=http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/quen-eng.htm|articlename=Quettaparma Quenyallo|dated=December 25, 2008|website=Arda |accessed=}}</ref> The meaning therefore would be *"Maiden garlanded with shining light"
 
Silmariën's name is not given a translation, although its etymology is straightforward in [[Quenya]]. It may incorporate ''silma'' "silver, shining white;<ref>{{LR|Etymologies}}, entry [[SIL]]</ref> crystal (white)<ref>{{PE|17}}, p.23</ref>" and obviously ends in the feminine ending ''-rien'', apparently a variant of ''-ien'' (see ''-[[riel]]'').<ref>{{webcite|author=[[Helge Fauskanger]]|articleurl=http://folk.uib.no/hnohf/quen-eng.htm|articlename=Quettaparma Quenyallo|dated=December 25, 2008|website=Arda |accessed=}}</ref> The meaning therefore would be *"Maiden garlanded with shining light"

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