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Aldalómë

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'''Aldalómë''' was a name of [[Fangorn]] forest, used by [[Treebeard]]. J.R.R. Tolkien notes in his Unfinished Index that it means 'tree-twilight', and refers to Quenya words <i>[[alda]]</i> 'tree' and <i>[[lómë]]</i> 'dimness, twilight, night' (quoted in Scull - Hammond, [[The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion|Reader's Companion]], p. 385).  
 
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'''Aldalómë''' was a name of [[Fangorn]] forest, used by [[Treebeard]]. Perhaps a part of its longer name.
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Revision as of 22:22, 11 November 2007

Aldalómë was a name of Fangorn forest, used by Treebeard. J.R.R. Tolkien notes in his Unfinished Index that it means 'tree-twilight', and refers to Quenya words alda 'tree' and lómë 'dimness, twilight, night' (quoted in Scull - Hammond, Reader's Companion, p. 385).