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Who were the Teleri Elves?

Who were the Teleri Elves?

The Teleri were the third of the Elf clans who took the Great Journey. To them belonged the Valinorean Teleri (known as the Falmari), and the Sindar, Laiquendi, and Nandor of Middle-earth. At first they were known as Nelyar (“The Third”), and were the largest of the three houses of the Firstborn.

What happened to the Teleri?

The Teleri long remained on Tol Eressëa, and their language changed in different ways from that of the Vanyar and Ñoldor. Much later the Teleri learned to build ships, and finally made it to Aman. It is recounted that the Teleri eventually forgave the Ñoldor for the Kinslaying, and the two kindreds were at peace again.

What type of ELF is Sindar?

5 – The Loop. The Sindar (meaning ‘Grey People’; singular Sinda) were Elves of Telerin descent, known also as the Grey Elves. They were a sub-group of the Teleri who chose to stay in Beleriand and not complete the Great Journey to Aman.

Are the Sindar Moriquendi?

The Moriquendi include the Sindar, the Nandor (those who started the journey to Aman but never finished it and stayed in Middle-earth), etc., and Avari (those who chose to stay in Middle-earth).

Is Legolas a Teleri?

Q: Is Legolas an Elven Prince? ANSWER: Yes, Legolas is an Elven prince, or a prince of Elves. However, Legolas accounts himself one of the Silvan (Wood) Elves of northern Mirkwood rather than one of the Eldar. He distances himself from the Noldor when speaking of their legacy in Eregion.

Is Legolas a Sindar?

Legolas was a Sindarin Elf who was part of the Fellowship of the Ring in the Third Age. Son of the Elvenking Thranduil of Mirkwood, Legolas was Mirkwood’s prince, a messenger, and a master archer.

Which Elves never went to Valinor?

All those Elves who never reached Valinor are “Dark Elves.” In the First Age, the Sindar viewed the term “Moriquendi” as offensive, so the Noldorin Exiles gave the name Úmanyar (“Those not of Aman”) to those who started the journey but did not finish it.