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Narquelië was the tenth month of the year, according to the Stewards' Reckoning of Gondor, following the harvest feast of Yáviérë, and preceding Hísimë. On a modern calendar, Narquelië ran between 22 September and 21 October.[1]

[edit] Etymology

Narquelië is a Quenya word meaning "Sun-fading".[2]

[edit] Cognates


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix D, "The Calendars"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, "The Cottage of Lost Play", The Trees of Kortirion, p. 41