Elvish Seasons

[Quenya] Ethuil [Sindarin] = Spring
The season of Tuilë is 54 days long and on the Gregorian calendar of Men, starts near the beginning of April and ends near the latter part of the month of May.

Lairë [Quenya] Laer [Sindarin] = Summer
This season is 72 days long and on the Gregorian calendar runs from the latter part of May through to the beginning of August.

Yávië [Quenya] Lavas [Sindarin]
Elvish season that marks the waning of Summer and the transition into Autumn. Both words are derived from the Elvish word for ‘fruit’, yávë (Q), and most likely refers to a time of harvest. Yávië is 54 days long and begins around the start of August and ends near the latter part of September on the Gregorian calendar.

Quellë [Quenya] = Autumn
This season has 54 days and runs from about the end of September to the latter part of November on the Gregorian calendar. It is a period known as the ‘fading-time.’ An alternative Quenya name for Quellë is Lasse-lanta, or ‘Leaf-fall.’ The Sindarin equivalents are Firith and Narbeleth.

Hrívë [Quenya] Rhîw [Sindarin] = Winter
Hrívë is one of the two long seasons, lasting 72 days. On the Gregorian calendar it runs from the latter part of November through to the end of January.

Coirë [Quenya] Echuir [Sindarin]
It is the time of ‘stirring’ or ‘coming to life’. This season marks the end of Winter and the beginning of Spring. Coirë is 54 days and lasts from the beginning of February through to the latter part of March]]>

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