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Latest revision as of 23:23, 3 December 2017

Elmir
Man
Physical Description
GenderMale

Elmir was, along with Ermon, one of the two first Men to be awoken by an Elf named Nuin.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Christopher Gilson has noted that the name Elmir is "presumably Ilkorin in origin".[2]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, "Gilfanon's Tale: The Travail of the Noldoli and the Coming of Mankind", p. 267
  2. Christopher Gilson, "His Breath Was Taken Away: Tolkien, Barfield, and Elvish Diction", in Tolkien Studies, Vol. XIV (eds. David Bratman, Michael D.C. Drout, Verlyn Flieger)