Elmir was, along with Ermon, one of the two first Men to be awoken by an Elf named Nuin.
Christopher Gilson has noted that the name Elmir is "presumably Ilkorin in origin".
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, "X. Gilfanon's Tale: The Travail of the Noldoli and the Coming of Mankind", p. 267
- ↑ Christopher Gilson, "His Breath Was Taken Away: Tolkien, Barfield, and Elvish Diction", in Tolkien Studies, Vol. XIV (eds. David Bratman, Michael D.C. Drout, Verlyn Flieger)