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Eärrámë

Eärrámë
Ship
Other names"Sea-Wing"
OwnerTuor
CreatorTuor
c. F.A. 525

Eärrámë, (Q: 'Sea-wing', pron. [e.arˈraːme]) was the great ship of Tuor in which he and Idril sailed into the West. It was a tradition under the Eldar and Edain that they arrived in Valinor, bypassing the Ban of the Valar.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Tolkien provides a direct translation for Eärrámë within The Silmarillion: "Sea-Wing".[1] This comes from eär "sea" and rámë "wing".

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin"