Iminyë

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Iminyë
Minya
Alystraea - The First Elves - Cuivienyarna.jpg
"The First Elves - Cuivienyarna" (from left to right: Enel, Enelyë, Tatië, Tata, Imin, Iminyë) by Alystraea
Biographical Information
PronunciationQ, [ˈimiɲe]
LocationCuiviénen
AffiliationMinyar
LanguageProto-Quendian
Birthawoke in Y.T. 1050
Cuiviénen
Notable forbeing one of the first Elves to awake
Family
ParentageNone (one of the Firstborn)
SpouseImin
Childrenseveral
Physical Description
GenderFemale
GalleryImages of Iminyë

Iminyë was the first spouse to the Elf-fathers to be awakened at the bay of Cuiviénen. She laid by Imin, the first elf to be awakened. Iminyë later married Imin.[1] She was one of the Three Elderwomen, who Oromë taught the art of making lembas.[2]

Genealogy[edit]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imin
awoke in Y.T. 1050
 
IMINYË
awoke in Y.T. 1050
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ilion
b. Y.T.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
unknown
father
 
unknown
mother
 
Ingwë
b. Y.T.
 
Ilwen
b. Y.T.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Míriel
d. Y.T. 1170
 
Finwë
d. Y.T. 1495
 
Indis
b. Y.T.
 
 
Ingwion
b. Y.T.
 
 
 
unknown
children
 
 

See also[edit]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The War of the Jewels, "Part Four. Quendi and Eldar", pp. 380-1
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Carl F. Hostetter (ed.), The Nature of Middle-earth, "Part Three. The World, its Lands, and its Inhabitants: IV. The Making of Lembas", p. 296