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Dates
Immortal. Existed before the foundation of Arda
Race
Division
Pronunciation
va'rda elentah'rri
Meaning
Varda means 'sublime' (in the sense of 'high' or 'lofty')
Her title Elentári means 'Star-queen'
Other Names
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  • Updated 25 July 1998
  • Updates planned: 6

The Valar

The Queen of the Stars and spouse of Manwë the King of Arda, great among the Queens of the Valar. She set the stars in the sky, for which the Eldar of Middle-earth revered her, calling her by the name of Elbereth.


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