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Awoke some three ages (very roughly 4,300 years) before the rising of the Sun and Moon)
A reference to the Elves as the first of the Children of Ilúvatar to awaken in the World, as opposed to the Afterborn, the race of Men
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  • Updated 13 March 2008
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A name for Elves, the Firstborn Children of Ilúvatar, who awoke in Middle-earth millennia before Men, the Aftercomers.

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