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Dates
Manwë was immortal, and existed before the making of Arda
Race
Division
Settlements
The halls of Ilmarin on Taniquetil in Aman
Important peaks
Manë dwelt with Varda on the peak of Taniquetil
Pronunciation
soo'limoh
Meaning
Literally 'lord of winds', but commonly translated 'Lord of the Breath of Arda'
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Súlimo

The surname of Manwë

"Súlimo he is surnamed, Lord of the Breath of Arda"
The Silmarillion
Valaquenta
Of the Valar

The title and surname given to Manwë the chief of the Valar, master of the airs and lord of birds, especially Eagles. The Elvish root-word sûl that appears in this name literally means 'breath', but is also used in connection with wind and weather. For example, the Elvish name for the hill Weathertop was 'Amon Sûl'.


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