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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 of Gondolin]] 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''', but this progressed to '''Banthil''', and finally '''Belthil'''.
 
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Revision as of 13:24, 13 February 2009

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.

Etymology

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

Other versions

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