See also:

Calendar of Imladris

QUENYA:

Yestarë
  • tuile
tuilere
  • laire
  • yavie
yaviere
  • quelle
  • hrive
  • coire
Mettarë

SINDARIN:

spring equinox
  • ethuil
  • laer
  • iavas
harvest
  • firith
  • hriw
  • echuir

Old High-elven calendar

  • avestalis , metteriwe or lunde niqilissea - ca. January
    • erintion - second half of avestalis
  • amillion , sovalwaris, nendesse, erkoire or lunde tiqilindea - ca. February
  • nokoire or lunde susulima - ca. March
vinyarie or spring equinox ( eldarin new year)
  • ertuile , tuileris or lunde timpinea - ca. April
  • calainis, lotession, lunde kalaina, lunde lotea - ca. May
  • erlaire - ca. June
midsummer or austalende
  • nolaire- ca. July
  • mettelaire -ca. August
  • erqelle - ca. September
silkesse or harvest
  • noqelle - ca. October
  • errive - ca. November
  • norrive - ca. December
winter solstice or turuhalme

Old Noldoran calendar

  • cathriw or nerwinien
  • ninui
  • gwaeron
spring time or tuilir
  • gwirith
  • lothron
  • ebloer or norui
midsummer or saiwendana
  • cadloer or cerveth
  • urui
  • ifonneth
gavon or harvest
  • narbeleth
  • hithui
  • ephriw
winter solstice, tanfui or duruchalm (halm na-duruthon)

Númenórean Calendar

The old Númenóreans used an adaption of the High-elven calendar,altered to their needs but retaining the Quenya names.The Kingsmen and later black Númenóreans however used names in Adûnaic instead (see also: Girt Calendar) and replaced the holy days of Eru and the Valar with festivities drawn from their own dark worship.

yestare
  • narvinye
  • nenime
  • sulime
erukyerme or tuilere
  • viresse
  • lotesse
  • narie
  • cermie
erulaitale
  • urime
  • yavannie
eruhantale
yaviere
  • narquelie
  • hisime
  • ringare
mettare

King's reckoning

  • narwain
  • ninui
  • gwaeron
spring equinox
  • gwirith
  • lothron
  • norui or eblaer
  • cerveth
midsummer
  • urui
  • iavanneth
autumnal equinox
  • narbeleth
  • hithui
  • girithron
winter solstice

Steward's reckoning

  • narwain (Narvinyë)
  • ninui (Nénimë)
  • gwaeron (Súlimë)
spring equinox
  • gwirith (Víressë)
  • lothron (Lótessë)
  • norui (Nárië)
  • cerveth (Cermië
midsummer
  • urui (Úrimë)
  • iavanneth (Yavannië)
autumnal equinox
  • narbeleth (Narquelië)
  • hithui (Hísimë)
  • girithron (Ringarë)
winter solstice

New reckoning

  • narwain
  • ninui
  • gwaeron
spring equinox
  • gwirith
new year (day of sauron's downfall)
  • lothron
  • norui
  • cerveth
midsummer
  • urui
  • iavanneth
autumnal equinox
ringday (cormare)
  • narbeleth
  • hithui
  • girithron
winter solstice

Westron calendar (generic)

  • afteryule or freezing month
  • mud-month
  • rough-month
spring equinox
  • easter-month or germinating month
  • three-milk-givings
  • mild month or fore- summer
summer-solstice or midsummer
  • meadow month or after-summer
  • grass-month
  • holy or harvest-month
autumnal equinox
  • winterfilling, winter full-moon or wintry month
  • blood or sacrifice month
  • foreyule or yule-month
winter-solstice or midwinter

Bree calendar

2 yule
  • frery
  • solmath
  • rethe
  • chithing
  • thrimidge
  • lithe
first summerday
second summerday
third summerday
fourth summerday
  • mede
  • wedmath
  • harvestmath
harvest day
  • wintring
  • blooting
  • yulemath
1 yule

Shire reckoning

2 yule - 22 december
  • Afteryule - 23 december - 21 january
  • Solmath - 22 january - 20 february
  • Rethe -21 february -22 march
  • Astron - 23 march - 21april
  • Thrimidge -22 areil - 21 may
  • Forelithe- 22 may - 20 june
1 lithe - 21 june
mid-year's day or overlithe - 22 june
2 lithe - 23 june
  • Afterlithe -24june -23 july
  • Wedmath- 24 july - 22 august
  • Halimath - 23 august - 21 september
  • Winterfilth - 22 september - 21 october
  • Blotmath - 22 october - 20 november
  • Foreyule 21 november - 20 december
yule -21 december

Northmen

Vidugavia's time

2 yule - 22 december
  • Aftraiuleis - 23 december - 21 january
  • Sulamenoth - 22 january - 20 february
  • Ruhamenoth -21 february -22 march
  • Austramenoth - 23 march - 21april
  • Threimiluk -22 areil - 21 may
  • Vauralintha- 22 may - 20 june
1 lintha - 21 june
midiersdag or uvarlintha - 22 june
2 lithe - 23 june
  • Avtralintha -24june -23 july
  • Vetamenoth- 24 july - 22 august
  • Hailagmenoth - 23 august - 21 september
  • Vintruvulia - 22 september - 21 october
  • Blotamenoth - 22 october - 20 november
  • Foreiuleis 21 november - 20 december
Iuleis -21 december

Rohan (and Beornings)

2 yule - 22 december
  • Eftergeol - 23 december - 21 january
  • Solmanoth - 22 january - 20 february
  • Rethemanoth -21 february -22 march
  • Eastermanoth - 23 march - 21april
  • Thrimeolc -22 areil - 21 may
  • Forelithe- 22 may - 20 june
1 lithe - 21 june
midegeardag or overlithe - 22 june
2 lithe - 23 june
  • Efterlithe -24june -23 july
  • Wetanmanoth- 24 july - 22 august
  • Halimanoth - 23 august - 21 september
  • Winterfylleth - 22 september - 21 october
  • Blotmanoth - 22 october - 20 november
  • Foregeol 21 november - 20 december
Geol -21 december

Dale and Esgaroth

2 Iól - 22 december
  • Epteriól - 23 december - 21 january
  • Iordsmanadur - 22 january - 20 february
  • Hrármanadur -21 february -22 march
  • Austurmanadur - 23 march - 21april
  • Thriomiolk -22 areil - 21 may
  • Fyrirlinnur- 22 may - 20 june
1 linnur - 21 june
midhurárdagur or yfirlinnur - 22 june
2 linnur - 23 june
  • Eptirlinnur -24june -23 july
  • Waetamanadur- 24 july - 22 august
  • Heilagurmanadur - 23 august - 21 september
  • Winturfylla - 22 september - 21 october
  • Blótmanadur - 22 october - 20 november
  • Fyririól 21 november - 20 december
Iól -21 december

Western Rhovanion (Woodmen)

2 ieule - 22 december
  • Aftarieule - 23 december - 21 january
  • Solemanod - 22 january - 20 february
  • Rauemanod -21 february -22 march
  • Ostarune - 23 march - 21april
  • Drimilice -22 areil - 21 may
  • Forelinde- 22 may - 20 june
1 linde - 21 june
mideiaresdage or oberlinde - 22 june
2 linde - 23 june
  • Aftarlinde -24june -23 july
  • Nasemanod- 24 july - 22 august
  • Heiligemanod - 23 august - 21 september
  • Wenterfulle - 22 september - 21 october
  • Bluozemanod - 22 october - 20 november
  • Foreieule 21 november - 20 december
Wihnaht -21 december

Girt Calendar

The Girtmen of Southernesse used an adaptation of the old Númenórean Calendar (using the Adûnaic forms), but started their reckoning in the Year TA 899, Year 1 of the Girt-Calendar.

Îrâna ("Firstday")
  • Zôrir ("fire-time")
  • Nînir ("wet-time")
  • Bawâbir ("wind-time")
Khibilâna ("well-day")
  • Ezelir ("youth-time")
  • Lôtir ("bloom-time")
  • Zôrimi ("heat")
  • Gâwir ("harvest-time")
Pharazâna ("Golden Day")
  • Ûrir ("Sun-time")
  • Yôyir ("Gift-time")
Arâna ("Royal Day")
Yôyâna ("Gift-day")
  • Zôrneg ("fire-end")
  • Mizrir ("mist-time")
  • Khelekir ("frost-time")
Negâna ("Lastday")

Calendars of the Men of Darkness

Calendar of Mur Fostisyr

The Peoples of the Mur Fostisyr knew year of 350 days divided into five months, one of spring, two of summer, and two of winter. They did not know the concept of autumn.

  • Lanâr - first full moon of spring
  • Spring
    • Tirilif ("Moon") spring-month
  • Larish (Summer)
    • Arif ("Sun") summer-month
  • Midsummer
    • norinif ("shadow") summer-month
  • Oryk (Winter)
    • Dakurif ("Dark") winter-month
  • Midwinter
    • Ilârif ("star") winter-month

Calendar of Tanara

The Peoples of Tanara knew a calendar much similar to that of Mur Fostisyr (both possibly being based on the Calendar devised by the College of Loremasters). They also had a year of 350 days divided into five months of seventy days each.

  • Tiralin ("Spring")
  • Arin ("Summer")
  • Norin ("Fall")
  • Akirin ("Winter")
  • Ilarin ("Winter/Spring")
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