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Belthil

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

Etymology

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