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Races
Divisions
Eldar and Dúnedain, respectively
Pronunciation
tah'reeon
Meaning
'Day of the Powers' (literally 'day of the High (Ones)'
Other names
Orbelain, Rodyn, Valanya; the Hobbit day name of Hihdei (later Highday) was also ultimately derived from the 'high-day' of the Elves

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Tárion

The last day of the Elves' week

A name for the last and most important of the six days that made up the Elves' week, dedicated to the Valar or Powers. Tárion was a Quenya name, as was the more common name for the same day, Valanya. In Sindarin, this day was called Orbelain or Rodyn.


See also...

Orbelain, Rodyn, Valanya

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