Ailin (lake in Valinor)
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Ailin was the name of a great lake in Valinor, according to the early version of the legendarium associated with The Book of Lost Tales. Nothing else is known about it.
Etymology[edit | edit source]
The name Ailin is in Qenya. It means "lake, pool".
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, "Sí Qente Feanor and Other Elvish Writings", in Parma Eldalamberon XV (edited by Christopher Gilson, Arden R. Smith, Patrick H. Wynne, and Bill Welden), p. 14
- ↑ Paul Strack, "ᴱQ. ailin (ailind-) n.", Eldamo - An Elvish Lexicon (accessed 11 April 2022)