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vilverin "butterfly",

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Derived from a stem WIL "fly, float in air"[1]

According to the examples found in the essay Quendi and Eldar Helge Fauskanger observes that Quenya w becomes u in Telerin, instead of v and vilverin should actually read *vilvarin

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