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Uinen was Ossë's wife in the Middle-earth mythos of J. R. R. Tolkien. She was a Maia spirit known as "The Lady of the Sea". In the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, Ossë (from the Valarin Ošošai, Oššai) was a Maia associated with Ulmo. ... A map of the Northwestern part of Middle-earth at the end of the Third Age, courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Arda. ... J. R. R. Tolkien in 1916. ... The Maiar are a fictional race from J. R. R. Tolkiens universe, Middle-earth. ...


Her hair lies spread throughout all waters, and her love is given to the creatures that live in salt streams and also the weeds that grow there. The mariners of Númenór would cry to her for help, because she was capable of calming Ossë, and they lived under her protection while their respect for the Valar endured.


Uinen'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). ... In the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, Ossë (from the Valarin Ošošai, Oššai) was a Maia associated with Ulmo. ...



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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Uinen was Ossë's wife in the Middle-earth mythos of J.
She was a Maia spirit known as "The Lady of the Sea".
Uinen wept for the Teleri mariners after the kinslaying at Alqualondë.
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Uinen is married to Ossë; and she is the tutelary for sailors and people living by the sea.
Valmar was mostly empty but Uinen and her servants had brought thousends of pearls for its building But Ossë; and Uinen would only dwell therein when the Valar held counsil.
The trail of the Elves arrived in Beleriand, Ulmo uprooted (most of it) the island Isle of Balar in the Bay of Balar with the aid of Ossë; and Uinen, moved it to the shores and the Vanyar and Noldor embarked upon it and were then drawn across Belegaer to Aman.
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