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Dates
Created by Varda shortly before the awakening of the Elves (approximately 10,000 years before the first rising of the Sun)
Location
Among the stars
Pronunciation
soronoo'meh
Meaning
'eagle of the west'

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  • Updated 19 January 2009
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Soronúmë

The eagle among the stars

One of the constellations that Varda traced in the sky with the dews of Telperion, before the Awakening of the Elves. Its name, which seems to mean 'eagle of the west' suggests a connection with the stars we know today as Aquila, but this is not certain.


See also...

Telumendil

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