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Coranar meaning literally 'sun-round', a name given by the Elves to a single year.[1][2]

144 coranari made a yén which was the basic unit of time for the immortal Elves.


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Calendars"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "IV. The Calendars", pp. 126-127