The third and greatest of the three hosts of the Eldar on the westward journey from CuiviÃ©nen, led by ElwÃ« (Thingol) and OlwÃ«. Their own name for themselves was Lindar the Singers; the name Teleri the Last-comers, the Hindmost, was given to them by those before them on the march. Many of the Teleri did not leave Middle-earth; the Sindar and the Nandor were Telerin Elves in origin. 36, 54-7, 60-4, 71, 79-80, 83, 96-8, 101, 107, 111,117, 159?60, 164, 306-9, 310, 315, 354
The third and greatest of the Three Kindreds of the Eldar on the Great Journey from CuiviÃ©nen; of whom were the Elves of AlqualondÃ« in Aman and the Sindar and Nandor in Middle-earth.
The Third Clan of the Eldar.
The third and greatest of the three Elf-kindreds of the Great Journey, from whom the Nandor and the Sindar were descended. The Teleri came last to Aman, and dwelt in AlqualondÃ« on the western shores of the Great Sea.