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Race
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Pronunciation
te'leri (the final i is short)
Other names
Meaning
'Those who come last'
Note
'Teleri' is a plural term; the rare singular form is 'Teler', and the appropriate adjective is 'Telerin'

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Teleri

The Third Clan of the Eldar

The third and greatest of the three Elf-kindreds of the Great Journey, from whom the Nandor and the Sindar were descended. The Teleri came last to Aman, and dwelt in Alqualondë on the western shores of the Great Sea.


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