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Írimë

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Írimë
Noldo
Family
ParentageFinwë and Indis
SiblingsFëanor (half brother), Findis, Fingolfin, and Finarfin
Physical Description
GenderFemale

Írimë was a Noldorin Elf, daughter of Finwë, High King of the Noldor and Indis, his second wife. She was the sister of Fingolfin and Finarfin and half-sister of Fëanor.[1]

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[edit] History

Little is known about her, except that during the Exile of the Noldor Írimë went to Middle-earth with Fingolfin, while the rest of her siblings remained in Valinor. Írimë's fate is unknown, she may have been slain or returned to Aman after the Dagor Bragollach.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Írimë's mother-name was Lalwendë or in shortened form Lalwen, and by this name she was generally known.[1] In some versions Írimë is called Írien which may have been her father-name.[2]

[edit] Genealogy

Míriel
 
 
 
Finwë
 
 
 
Indis
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fëanor
 
Findis
 
Fingolfin
 
ÍRIMË
 
Finarfin
 
 

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Shibboleth of Fëanor", The names of Finwë's descendants
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Peoples of Middle-earth, "The Shibboleth of Fëanor", note 28