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Descended into Arda at its beginning; immortal
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o'romeh
Meaning
Approximately 'Loud Trumpeter'1
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The Valar

The Huntsman of the Valar, the brother of Nessa and one of the eight Aratar. In ancient times, he rode often in the forests of Middle-earth, and it was he who first discovered the Eldar at Cuiviénen.


Notes

1

...or 'One who blasts loudly on a horn', in reference to his fabled hunting horn, the Valaróma. This is one of many cases where a simple Elvish concept translates very awkwardly into English.

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