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'''Belthil''' was the silver-flowered tree made by [[Turgon of Gondolin]] in memory of [[Telperion]], one of the [[Two Trees]] of [[Valinor]]. Its mate was [[Glingal]].  Earlier writings name this tree '''Bansil''', but this progressed to '''Banthil''', and finally '''Belthil'''.
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'''Belthil''' was the silver-flowered tree made by [[Turgon]] in memory of [[Telperion]], one of the [[Two Trees]] of [[Valinor]]. Its mate was [[Glingal]].   
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
Belthil translates to ''Divine Radiance'' [[bel]] = powers, [[thil]] = shine with white or silver light.
 
Belthil translates to ''Divine Radiance'' [[bel]] = powers, [[thil]] = shine with white or silver light.
  
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==Other versions==
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Earlier writings name this tree '''Bansil''',<ref>{{LT2|IIIn}}, ''Entries in the Name-list to The Fall of Gondolin, Bansil'', p. 214</ref> but this progressed to '''Banthil''', and finally '''Belthil'''.
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Latest revision as of 00:29, 3 October 2012

Belthil was the silver-flowered tree made by Turgon in memory of Telperion, one of the Two Trees of Valinor. Its mate was Glingal.

[edit] Etymology

Belthil translates to Divine Radiance bel = powers, thil = shine with white or silver light.

[edit] Other versions

Earlier writings name this tree Bansil,[1] but this progressed to Banthil, and finally Belthil.

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part Two, "The Fall of Gondolin": "Notes and Commentary" , Entries in the Name-list to The Fall of Gondolin, Bansil, p. 214