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In the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, Ossë (from the Valarin Ošošai, Oššai) was a Maia associated with Ulmo. A spirit of the sea in the service of Ulmo, he guarded the waters around Middle-earth. Uinen was his wife, and he was a friend of Círdan the Shipwright. J. R. R. Tolkien in 1916. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fictional universe of Middle-earth, Valarin is the tongue of the Valar and Maiar. ... The Maiar are a fictional race from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... Ulmo is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... Ulmo is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ... Uinen was Ossës wife in the Middle-earth mythos of J. R. R. Tolkien. ... In the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien, Círdan (ship-maker in Sindarin) the Shipwright is a Sindarin Elf (of which he was one of the wisest princes), a great mariner and shipwright, lord of the Falas during much of the First Age, one of the wisest and perhaps...

Ossë was a friend of the Sindar, and was valued as high as the Valar by them. In the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, the fictional Sindar (meaning Grey People, singular Sinda, although the later term was not generally used by Tolkien) are Elves of Telerin descent. ... In J. R. R. Tolkiens fantasy universe, Middle-earth, the Valar are the Powers of Arda who live on the Western continent of Aman. ...

In older versions of The Silmarillion, Ossë was a Vala in his own right, and often opposed the will of Ulmo. The Silmarillion is a collection of J. R. R. Tolkiens works, edited and published posthumously by his son Christopher, with the assistance of fantasy fiction writer Guy Gavriel Kay. ...

Ossë's genealogy

 Ilúvatar | | Ossë = Uinen 

Note that while Ossë and Uinen shared a father, they were not considered siblings. Eru (the One), also called Ilúvatar (the Father of All), is the name in the legendarium of J.R.R. Tolkien for the supreme God, the creator of the angels ( Ainur) and the universe ( Eä). ... Uinen was Ossës wife in the Middle-earth mythos of J. R. R. Tolkien. ...

Ainur of Middle-earth
Ainulindalë (Music of the Ainur)
Lords of the Valar: Manwë | Aulë | Oromë | Irmo (Lórien) | Námo (Mandos) | Tulkas | Ulmo
Queens of the Valar: Varda | Yavanna | Vána | Estë | Vairë | Nessa | Nienna
The Enemy: Morgoth (a.k.a. Melkor)
Maiar: Eönwë | Ilmarë | Ossë | Uinen | Salmar | Sauron | Melian | Arien | Tilion | Gothmog
Curumo (Saruman) | Olórin (Gandalf) | Aiwendil (Radagast) | Alatar and Pallando | Durin's Bane

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